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trying to find flashback on osx 10.14.6

Hello everyone, Trying to find out if my Mac Mini has been infected with flashback. Using this terminal command, defaults read /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/Info … (read more)

Hello everyone, Trying to find out if my Mac Mini has been infected with flashback. Using this terminal command,

defaults read /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/Info LSEnvironment,

I got this response:

{MallocNanoZone = 0;}

It should read:

The domain/default pair of (/Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/Info, LSEnvironment) does not exist

I cannot find anything about this and was wondering if it indicates anything malicious. Anyone know about this? Thanks.

Asked by jerib123 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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scam extensiom

Hello I sent a report of theft in the plugins section of your site some time ago, but I did not receive a response A robbery that robbed me of $ 42,600 I will explain it … (read more)

Hello I sent a report of theft in the plugins section of your site some time ago, but I did not receive a response A robbery that robbed me of $ 42,600 I will explain it to you again and please take care so that more people do not fall victim This theft happened by Ledger live fake plugin eves in this theft, with small changes in the logo and the name of the Baba plugin, put it in the plugins section of your site and steal from the users' accounts. With a simple comparison between the fake plugins on your site and the original plugin, you can find out if the plugins in the plugins section of your site are fake or stolen. The name of the main plugin is Ledger live , and on your site, they are stealing with the same names and with a little change All plugins in this section of your site plugins are fake and thieves except SpeedLedger Which has a different topic and you can check https://addons.mozilla.org/fa/firefox/search/?platform=windows&q=ledger%20live I look forward to hearing from you to prevent further theft Thankful

Asked by chanchoa 1 year ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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Firefox start with VPN Advertisement

Hello, This morning when I started Firefox, it uploaded and installed itself to the current level. I run Windows 7. Firefox reopened with the advertisement about Mozilla… (read more)

Hello, This morning when I started Firefox, it uploaded and installed itself to the current level. I run Windows 7. Firefox reopened with the advertisement about Mozilla VPN. IT CLEARLY displayed the OS Software levels it would support for the VPN, including but not limited to Windows/XP , 7, 8, and 10 . When I started the offer purchase it took me to the DOWNLOAD page which offers WINDOWS 10 download ONLY. Will this WINDOWS 10 download work with my Windows 7 ?? Confused here !

Asked by padgeseverin 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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SolarWinds Orion Platform Cyberattack

In response to the article below addressing the SolarWinds vulnerability and cyberattack to their Orion Platform, I am requesting a statement from you as to whether or … (read more)

In response to the article below addressing the SolarWinds vulnerability and cyberattack to their Orion Platform, I am requesting a statement from you as to whether or not you use the Orion Platform from SolarWinds and if you do; what steps have you taken to secure your product and are there any steps that we need to take because we use your product or are a customer of yours?

Asked by aschory 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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Website broken too much spacing Issue

Hey Whenever i tried to Open my website unionwellspain in Mozilla Firefox, then I found a lot of space in my blog, as compared in chrome all things space padding is okay,… (read more)

Hey Whenever i tried to Open my website unionwellspain in Mozilla Firefox, then I found a lot of space in my blog, as compared in chrome all things space padding is okay, but not in firefox It creates negative impact on users, So Please guide me that How can I solve this issue....

Image attached: https://imgur.com/a/EXAkurj

Asked by Amber Sariya 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Firefox won't stay downloaded or signed in

Firefox won't stay downloaded to my computer. I am having to download it multiple times, especially if my computer has updates. On a separate note, when it does actually… (read more)

Firefox won't stay downloaded to my computer. I am having to download it multiple times, especially if my computer has updates.

On a separate note, when it does actually stay on my computer over night, it never keeps me signed in to my Firefox account. I have to log in to it daily to have my bookmarks and passwords.

Also, it never remembers the theme I have picked for it. I would love some advice on how to fix this.

I've read through a ton of articles, and I can't seem to find a fix.

Asked by victoria.womble 1 year ago

Answered by Amorain 1 year ago

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Remove manually a specific website from cookies.sqlite file

Hi, I'm developping a custom tool in order to automatically clean my cookies from several websites. For example, I would like to automatically remove cookies from twitter… (read more)

Hi,

I'm developping a custom tool in order to automatically clean my cookies from several websites. For example, I would like to automatically remove cookies from twitter.com every time I launch my tool. I'm under Win10x64, firefox v89, tool developped in python.

To do this, once firefox is closed, my tool go in my profile folder, access to cookies.sqlite and delete row associated to twitter.com

-> DELETE from moz_cookies WHERE host == '.twitter.com';

The database is saved, no more "twitter" in my cookies.sqlite file, and the tool ensures there is no cookies.sqlite-wal or cookies.sqlite-shm files left.

After that, when I open again twitter, I am no longer connected to my session, but I got an error which seems to be related to cookies (see screenshot).

Moreover, when I oppenup the firefox cookies manager, there is still twitter cookies in the list, but 0 cookies associated.

Where is my mistake ? Can you help me solve my problem ? Thanks

Asked by simgorecki 1 year ago

Answered by simgorecki 1 year ago

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2 Step Authentication Account Issues with email that no longer exists

Hello, Since 2 step authentication has been added to the Mozilla add-on accounts, we no longer have access to this account. We have the email address and password, but ca… (read more)

Hello,

Since 2 step authentication has been added to the Mozilla add-on accounts, we no longer have access to this account. We have the email address and password, but cant enter the code for the 2 step authentication as the code is sent to an email that no longer exists. We have another account that we would like to transfer an extension to from the old email account. Is there any way to access the old account or transfer the extension from the old account to the new one without having the access to emails sent to the email address of the old account?

This is important to us as the id of the extension used within the non-existent account is preventing us from loading another extension with the same id. This is to prevent us from having to rebuild our NMH software that must use the appropriate id for communication.

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by topazsystemsinc 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Solid colours on some webpages will not show, the background shows up in pixel/small squares instead.

Some solid colours on certain webpages do not appear whilst on Firefox. The background will show up instead of the colour the image should be. I have tried to delete the … (read more)

Some solid colours on certain webpages do not appear whilst on Firefox. The background will show up instead of the colour the image should be. I have tried to delete the cookies and cache on Firefox as well as trying Firefox in troubleshoot mode to no avail. Whilst writing this question, I have also discovered that taking a screenshot of the issue shows how the image should look as opposed to what the screen shows. Attached are some images of the issues I am facing, two images are of what appears on the screen and one image is the screenshot from the webpage which is what should have been shown. Apologies for some of the photos, I had to take a photo of the screen with my phone to show the issue. I have also closed the browser multiple times and restarted my computer, any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Asked by charly.brookes 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to copy saved logins between PCs

I've bought a new Win10 PC to (eventually) replace my old one. I've signed up for a Mozilla account on the old PC, signed into it from the new PC and the favourites, hist… (read more)

I've bought a new Win10 PC to (eventually) replace my old one.

I've signed up for a Mozilla account on the old PC, signed into it from the new PC and the favourites, history etc have come across ok onto the new one. The saved logons however haven't.

How can I get my saved logons to sync across from the old PC to the new one?

Asked by tim.plant1 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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Firefox fails to start even after reinstall

On one computer I have deleted everything from Firefox including the folders within Apps Roaming except for one folder. There in one folder "41A66E7EE5E1" within Profile… (read more)

On one computer I have deleted everything from Firefox including the folders within Apps Roaming except for one folder. There in one folder "41A66E7EE5E1" within Profiles which I cannot delete. It holds the files prefs.js and sessionCheckpoints.json which were created at 20/02/2021 and I cannot delete those.

My new installation is dated 24/07/2021.

There is nothing in the properties of those two files to suggest an issue. I do find however that when I seek to change the Property/Security to Administrator (I should be able to do that) I receive a dialog box that "the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable".

Please advise on how I address this.

Asked by brijohnnow 11 months ago

Answered by brijohnnow 11 months ago

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ARE THERE NO DEVELOPERS OF ANY SOFTWARE WHO DO NOT USE GOOGLE SERVICES, THE WORLDS MOST EVIL FOREIGN ESPIONAGE AGENT?

I FIREWALL BLOCK GOOGLE! ARE THERE NO DEVELOPERS OF ANY SOFTWARE ANY WHERE WHO DO NOT USE GOOGLE SERVICES IN THEIR SOFTWARE? GOOGLE IS THE WORLDS MOST EVIL FOREIGN ESPION… (read more)

I FIREWALL BLOCK GOOGLE! ARE THERE NO DEVELOPERS OF ANY SOFTWARE ANY WHERE WHO DO NOT USE GOOGLE SERVICES IN THEIR SOFTWARE? GOOGLE IS THE WORLDS MOST EVIL FOREIGN ESPIONAGE AGENT! HOW STUPID HAS EVERYONE BECOME THAT THEY CANNOT SEE WHAT THEY HAVE DONE TO YOUR PRIVACY? EVERY STINKING PIECE OF CODE I LOOK INTO IN THE OPEN SOURCE WORLD CONTAINS GOOGLE CODE! THEY SPY ON EVERYONE ALL OVER THE WORLD! HOW STUPID HAVE YOU BECOME AMERICA? GET A CLUE! START WRITING YOUR OWN CODE AND AVOID AND BLOCK GOOGLE CODE! DO NOT GET CAUGHT WITH YOUR PANTS DOWN WHEN GOOGLE STARTS DEMANDING YOU SHUT DOWN YOUR WEBSITES BECAUSE YOU DISAGREE WITH THEIR POLICIES! EVER SINCE i HEARD THE STORY ABOUT GOOGLE WRITING CODE AND DOING A PROJECT FOR THE CHINESE MILITARY I HAVE BEEN FIREWALL BLOCKING ALL GOOGLE SERVICES! I HAVE DISCOVERED THAT EVERYONE USES THEIR SERVICES! WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR CODE OR WEBSITE WHEN GOOGLE GOES PERMANENTLY DOWN BECAUSE OF A NUCLEAR STRIKE ON SAN FRANCISCO? i WILL TELL YOU WHEN THAT HAPPENS ALL YOUR WEBSITES GO DOWN AND YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ABLE TO REMAIN CONNECTED! STOP USING GOOGLE SERVICES! WRITE YOUR OWN SERVICES! THEN YOUR WEBSITES WILL CONTINUE TO FUNCTION WHEN THE WORST CASE SCENARIO OCCURS IN SAN FRANCISCO AND YOU WILL END UP BECOMING THE SAVIORS OF THE WORLD WIDE WEB OF CONNECTIVITY!

Asked by Virgil U 11 months ago

Last reply by Paul 11 months ago

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Browser Hijacker

I have incurred a browser hijacker that I can't seem to get rid of as no anti virus that I've tried will recognise it. The hijacker is defaultsearch.nchuser. The 'Refresh… (read more)

I have incurred a browser hijacker that I can't seem to get rid of as no anti virus that I've tried will recognise it. The hijacker is defaultsearch.nchuser. The 'Refresh Firefox button is not working at the moment. Please help me to remove this pest. Thank you.

Asked by kenrumble 11 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 11 months ago

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XULRunner Error on Reinstall

Windows 10 - Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon This fall after an update attempt, Firefox started trying to update every time it was started. Deleted Update files in Program Data… (read more)

Windows 10 - Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon This fall after an update attempt, Firefox started trying to update every time it was started. Deleted Update files in Program Data. FF would restart normally one time. Update data files were always replaced and the update on every startup continued - over and over and over. Tried refreshing FF- same thing. Uninstalled FF this AM and tried to reinstall when I get the following error:

XULRunner Error: Platform version "94.0.2" is not compatible with minVersion >= 94.0.1 maxVersion <= 94.0.1

No FF - HELP!

Asked by Stu48 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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my primary email address isn't correct

How can I change my primary email address? I'm not computer smart to find your secret language to do that. Please change my primary email address to: [email edited from p… (read more)

How can I change my primary email address? I'm not computer smart to find your secret language to do that. Please change my primary email address to: [email edited from public] @gmail.com Cable one has pulled the plug and disconnected my previous [email edited from public] @cableone.net address. No one can send any emails to that address anymore as nothing is there.

I hope you can please help me. Jan Kautz

Asked by 39jan30 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago

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Browsing on local development URLs derives on "Unable to connect"

Hi there, I'm using my PC for local web development. I use Firefox as my regular browser and recently, in order to distinguish between personal time and development time,… (read more)

Hi there,

I'm using my PC for local web development. I use Firefox as my regular browser and recently, in order to distinguish between personal time and development time, I've established a new profile just for development purposes.

The local website I can't reach is "site.local.dev". My OS is Ubuntu 20.04 and that URL points to a local IP on my network (resolved via /etc/hosts file on my PC).

Funny thing is that: - In dev-profile: site.local.dev does not work => "Unable to connect" and the URL bar shows https://site.local.dev even if I force it to http:// - In personal-profile: site.local.dev does work :P

I have tried with CLI tools like "wget", "hosts", "ping", "telnet" and so on and the site loads ok. Even I have used Dillo (damn simple web browser) and the site loads ok also.

Things I've tried so far: - Suggestions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can - Suggestions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1011327 (similar issue, not exactly the same).

It must be a silly thing but I'm out of options now. Perhaps anybody has faced to this situation in the past: any suggestion on this issue?.

Thanks in advance, Ibon.

Asked by Ibon Castilla Varela 4 months ago

Answered by Ibon Castilla Varela 1 month ago

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Security of Firefox: Is It Still Secure?

Greetings everyone, I know this may sound like a strange question, but I'm very serious. I just read an article that says Firefox is in danger of being shut down I've al… (read more)

Greetings everyone,

I know this may sound like a strange question, but I'm very serious.

I just read an article that says Firefox is in danger of being shut down

I've always seen Firefox as the most trustworthy web browser and so I was planning on using Firefox as my main web browser for the long term. However, after reading this article I've become very anxious.

Article link: https://news.slashdot.org/story/20/08/15/1955237/can-firefox-be-saved

I'd really appreciate any advice.

Asked by Helpless_Quest 1 year ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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Firefox sync does not sync bookmarks anymore

Hi everyone, Since today, I cannot get Firefox to synchronize my bookmarks on one of my computers. I still can send a tab from this computer to others and vice versa thou… (read more)

Hi everyone,

Since today, I cannot get Firefox to synchronize my bookmarks on one of my computers. I still can send a tab from this computer to others and vice versa though.

Here is an exemple of sync log:

1598260143111 Sync.LogManager DEBUG Flushing file log 1598260143122 Sync.LogManager DEBUG Log cleanup threshold time: 1597396143122 1598260143132 Sync.LogManager DEBUG Done deleting files. 1598260144429 FirefoxAccounts INFO Polling device commands. 1598260144429 Sync.Service DEBUG User-Agent: Firefox/79.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) FxSync/1.81.0.20200720193547.desktop 1598260144429 Sync.Service INFO Starting sync at 2020-08-24 11:09:04 in browser session 8pd4DSAYP9NP 1598260144429 Sync.Service DEBUG In sync: should login. 1598260144430 Sync.Service INFO User logged in successfully - verifying login. 1598260144430 FirefoxAccounts TRACE not checking freshness of profile as it remains recent 1598260144431 Sync.BrowserIDManager DEBUG unlockAndVerifyAuthState already has (or can fetch) sync keys 1598260144431 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.login: error.sync.reason.serverMaintenance => success.status_ok 1598260144431 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: error.login.failed => error.login.failed 1598260144431 Sync.Service DEBUG Fetching unlocked auth state returned success.status_ok 1598260144431 FirefoxAccounts TRACE not checking freshness of profile as it remains recent 1598260144437 Services.Common.RESTRequest DEBUG GET request to https://api.accounts.firefox.com/v1/account/device/commands?index=15967270 1598260144611 Sync.Resource DEBUG GET fail 503 https://sync-600-us-west-2.sync.services.mozilla.com/1.5/92612799/info/collections 1598260144611 Sync.Resource WARN GET request to https://sync-600-us-west-2.sync.services.mozilla.com/1.5/92612799/info/collections failed with status 503 1598260144611 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.login: success.status_ok => error.login.reason.server 1598260144611 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: error.login.failed => error.login.failed 1598260144611 Sync.ErrorHandler DEBUG Got Retry-After: 3600 1598260144611 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.login: error.login.reason.server => error.sync.reason.serverMaintenance 1598260144611 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: error.login.failed => error.login.failed 1598260144611 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Got backoff notification: 3600000ms 1598260144611 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Fuzzed minimum next sync: 1598263744611 1598260144612 Sync.ErrorHandler ERROR Sync encountered a login error 1598260144612 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Clearing sync triggers and the global score. 1598260144613 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Next sync in 4413803.3495770125 ms. (why=schedule) 1598260144614 Sync.Service DEBUG Exception calling WrappedLock: Error: Login failed: error.sync.reason.serverMaintenance(resource://services-sync/service.js:1043:15) JS Stack trace: onNotify@service.js:1043:15 1598260144614 Sync.Service DEBUG Not syncing: login returned false. 1598260144614 FirefoxAccounts TRACE not checking freshness of profile as it remains recent

Many thanks in advance for your help. Any advice most welcome.

Regards, Renaud

Asked by renaud.morinson 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Malware Attack on Firefox

I just want to report a malware attack I experienced yesterday (8/29/20) which seemed to affect only Firefox. After I clicked on the link to Boston Globe article my Firef… (read more)

I just want to report a malware attack I experienced yesterday (8/29/20) which seemed to affect only Firefox.

After I clicked on the link to Boston Globe article my Firefox screen was filled with what purported to be a message from Microsoft saying that my computer was blocked because of suspicious activity detected on my IP address and telling me to call 1-888-222-6480. It also wanted me to enter my Microsoft password and warned me not to turn off my computer. The whole thing looked suspicious to me, especially since a pop-up window on the page requesting me to enter something (I forget what) showed a URL that began https://drink3.ga At some point, I don’t remember whether it was when I did turn off my computer or whether it was because I didn’t respond to messages commands, the malware did something to make my computer heat up and caused the fan to run at a ferocious rate until a message appeared that a break point had been reached and Firefox closed down. I was then able to use another browser to get to the Firefox support page and learn about refreshing Firefox. After I did that, Firefox behaved normally.

I am sending this to you because it’s something you should be aware of and represents a vulnerability in Firefox that should be addressed.

Asked by acferg62 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago