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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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site gamigo,desert operations keeps trying to connect.My anti virus stops it but i just want them to stop.

Hi.I would like to know how i can stop this site from constantley trying to connect with my P.C.luckeley my firewall stops it but eventully they will succeed.Iplayed it a… (read more)

Hi.I would like to know how i can stop this site from constantley trying to connect with my P.C.luckeley my firewall stops it but eventully they will succeed.Iplayed it a long time ago.I stopt,deleted my account but they keep attacing several times a day.I,ll be gratefull with any help\advise about this.i tryed acsessing the page sourse and i think i,ve only made it worse.

Asked by scarrleg 6 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 months ago

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icelandsue.com

For the pass few weeks everytime I search this data harvesting website icelandsue.com tries to lead me to spam shopping sites. It was downloaded on to my hard drive furth… (read more)

For the pass few weeks everytime I search this data harvesting website icelandsue.com tries to lead me to spam shopping sites. It was downloaded on to my hard drive further Firefox.exe

I've tried everything to get rid of it my current security provider blocks it but I want some way to get rid of it altogether.

Asked by TheGoddess 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox update proces is corrupted/hacked to install background update 308046B0AF4A39CB which provides Tr.Gen threat

I can't find anything about a compromised Firefox update while using the browser when you go to help and let the browser update itself. It seems you've been hacked becaus… (read more)

I can't find anything about a compromised Firefox update while using the browser when you go to help and let the browser update itself. It seems you've been hacked because I can't otherwise explain the firefox background update 308046BoAF4A39CB, which is been detected by my systems. I obviously have more information about this if you like, but I see nowhere how to report this properly. This is the first time this has happened to me, at least as far as I know and so far I've only detected the Tr.Gen threat on my Windows computers. I would like an adequate response from Mozilla on how this could happen and what the repercussions are plus how to avoid this in the future. I've been using the Firefox browser on all my systems with various operating systems and would prefer to keep using it, but not if your own updating process is comprimised. I also think it's idiotic that I can't upload a bigger screenshot than 1024 kb because my very relevant picture is 3084 kb in size.

Sincerely,


J.L

Asked by Jayfl 6 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 months ago

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How do I get rid of this? I've tried everything! goto-searchitnow.global.ssl.fastly.net/v1/hp?aid=437038&data=aWlkPTQ2JnVpZD03NTc5NzYxNg==&dt=17062493096&tb=1

I have tried everything that I can find to get rid of that damn searchitnow, which replaced my preferred Google Search. I've looked for downloads, extensions, everything.… (read more)

I have tried everything that I can find to get rid of that damn searchitnow, which replaced my preferred Google Search. I've looked for downloads, extensions, everything. I've checked to make sure Google is my preferred search engine, and on and on. There is nothing. I have run Malwarebytes several times and it comes up clean.

How do I get this off my Mac? I am running OS X El Capitan 10.11.6.

Asked by tmcnamee 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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My Firefox browser has been hijacked!! (both literally and figuratively)

Long story short: Whenever I open Firefox, apparently a Russian search engine named 'Poshukach' hijacks my homepage and doesn't let me use google(Image attached). Now to … (read more)

Long story short: Whenever I open Firefox, apparently a Russian search engine named 'Poshukach' hijacks my homepage and doesn't let me use google(Image attached). Now to solve this I scoured the Internet. I refreshed Firefox, ran malware scans and even re-installed windows. Still it doesn't go away. I installed Firefox in another device with the same account but to no avail. They while roaming through Firefox settings I noticed in the top that it says 'Your browser settings is managed by your organization' or something like that. So, I figured bad guys took control of my browser's settings disguising as my so called "organization" So, I need help from Firefox's end to solve this. Remove this Organization management stuff from my account. I want my control back. Otherwise, I am afraid I gotta stop using Firefox altogether due to privacy reasons

Asked by turjoreal 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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locked out of a bookmarked account since an attempted hack some weeks ago

Since there was an attempted hack a few weeks ago that firefox interrupted I have been unable to access my electric utility account. I tried working through the company t… (read more)

Since there was an attempted hack a few weeks ago that firefox interrupted I have been unable to access my electric utility account. I tried working through the company trying to sign in to no avail even after changing id's and passwords numerous times. They told me they have done all they can at their end. I really would like to talk to someone who can help me. I'm 73 years old and do use my computer that often and am not really computer savvy. If you can help me, my phone number is [phone number]. I really hope to hear from somebody soon.

Asked by coolgrandma 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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C&C Callback Address [Malware !!]

Im used Firefox (v91.0.2 32bit) on Windows 10 Pro and anti-virus (Trend micro) alert has malware on FF to open website. im open https://www.cloudflare.com and then my use… (read more)

Im used Firefox (v91.0.2 32bit) on Windows 10 Pro and anti-virus (Trend micro) alert has malware on FF to open website. im open https://www.cloudflare.com and then my use Google Chrome to open https://www.cloudflare.com and the anti-virus not alert warning. The Admin talk to me firefox has malware.!!!! (sorry for bad Eng.)

Asked by khao_lek 11 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Malware.Exploit.Agent.Generic, , Blocked, 0, 392684, 0.0.0, , -Exploit Data- Affected Application: Mozilla Firefox (and add-ons) Protection Layer: Protection Against OS Security Bypass Protection Technique: Exploit ROP gadget attack blocked

Firefox updated yesterday to ver 90.0.1 (64-bit). Today when I open Firefox browser, Malwarebytes blocks an exploit with thiis message: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com… (read more)

Firefox updated yesterday to ver 90.0.1 (64-bit). Today when I open Firefox browser, Malwarebytes blocks an exploit with thiis message: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com

-Log Details- Protection Event Date: 7/21/21 Protection Event Time: 1:37 PM Log File: 577494dc-ea4a-11eb-a649-54bf641896a0.json

-Software Information- Version: 4.4.2.123 Components Version: 1.0.1358 Update Package Version: 1.0.43331 License: Premium

-System Information- OS: Windows 10 (Build 19043.1110) CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: System

-Exploit Details- File: 0 (No malicious items detected)

Exploit: 1 Malware.Exploit.Agent.Generic, , Blocked, 0, 392684, 0.0.0, ,

-Exploit Data- Affected Application: Mozilla Firefox (and add-ons) Protection Layer: Protection Against OS Security Bypass Protection Technique: Exploit ROP gadget attack blocked File Name: URL:


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When I open in safe mode, no problem. I can not find the extension causing the problem

Asked by ItBme 1 year ago

Last reply by ItBme 1 year 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 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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my old email acct was hacked sct581@yahoo.com,, no longer have access to it

want to get my old bookmarks from my acct that was hacked but i have no way of betting into my old email thanks to the morons that own yahoo now,, after 30 years they wer… (read more)

want to get my old bookmarks from my acct that was hacked but i have no way of betting into my old email thanks to the morons that own yahoo now,, after 30 years they were not even smart enough to figure out i know who i am,,

Asked by Linden Allman 1 year ago

Last reply by Linden Allman 1 year ago

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Malware! My Facebook & Google accounts, have been significantly compromised! This may include a deeper hack into the OS (?). Words "appear", messages get "sent" before I even press "send". Often the document is still in edit mode!

bold textMalware! My Facebook & Google accounts, (have been significantly compromised! This may include a deeper hack into the OS (?). Words just "appear", the mes… (read more)

bold textMalware! My Facebook & Google accounts, (have been significantly compromised! This may include a deeper hack into the OS (?). Words just "appear", the messages get sent before I even press "send". Often the document is still in edit mode! When I do "send", I find that multiple duplicates were sent! What happened & what can I do about it?? Page frames flicker then realign. I don't trust fb anymore & What should I do? Both fb & google!! Google has most of my passwords! I've been watching it all degrade. Is the "Droid" Malware is suspected of anything.

Asked by KenBowler 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Bitdefender: suspicious connection blocked involving Firefox - signature-2.cdn.mozilla.net

Each morning, when I first cold boot my computer, the moment I open my Firefox browser, I receive numerous (10+) identical error messages from Bitdefender: Suspicious con… (read more)

Each morning, when I first cold boot my computer, the moment I open my Firefox browser, I receive numerous (10+) identical error messages from Bitdefender:

Suspicious connection blocked: Feature: Online Threat Prevention

firefox.exe attempted to establish a connection relying on an unmatching security certificate to content-signature-2.cdn.mozilla.net. We blocked the connection to keep your data safe since the used certificate was issued for a different web address than the targeted one.

Question: Is this ACTUALLY coming from Firefox? If so, please match your security certificates! If that's impossible due to a technical issue, then please email me your confirmation so that I can add an exception to Bitdefender.

Question: If it's not coming from Firefox, please email me, letting me know what additional system information you require so that we can get to the bottom of who/what is masquerading as Firefox while attempting to establish an unauthorized Internet connection from my computer.

HP Envy laptop, Windows 10 OS, latest update.

This has been occurring for several months.

Thank you for your time.

Asked by swamper 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 months ago

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Accidental search engine download

I mistakenly loaded a browser called Freshy Search. I was trying to access a CarMax type program, and Freshy downloaded. I now get the Freshy search window every time I o… (read more)

I mistakenly loaded a browser called Freshy Search. I was trying to access a CarMax type program, and Freshy downloaded. I now get the Freshy search window every time I open a new tab on Firefox. I want to delete Freshy from my computer. Thanks

Asked by swan.jamest 9 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 9 months ago

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Intruder site

I am positive about Firefox is the most secure browser and have evidence of it. Nevertheless the following site could traspass the Firefox barriers: https://www.eldestape… (read more)

I am positive about Firefox is the most secure browser and have evidence of it. Nevertheless the following site could traspass the Firefox barriers: https://www.eldestapeweb.com/ I am concerned on the survival of Free World and consecuently of Free Software. I guess the above mentioned site belongs to a parapolitical official organization. I consider that for it's job obtained tech help from some powerful international group. The average user of Firefox is unprevented of this issue. I am not asking for help in my behalf, because I have the necesary time to help myself. I suggest the Mozilla guys to investigate the facts. Sincery yours, Edgardo Colombo Buenos Aires.

Asked by ecolombo999 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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cross tab bar flashing line and flashing of all open tabs

My wife called me in this afternoon when big red error message popped up "saying" it is a red alert and the web page used Apple's logo on it, said the old 2011 iMac, OS … (read more)

My wife called me in this afternoon when big red error message popped up "saying" it is a red alert and the web page used Apple's logo on it, said the old 2011 iMac, OS 10.10.5 Yosemite, is "blocked" and has a virus. It had an 877 phone number to call but we failed to write it down. She did nothing after that. When I saw that I pressed the red window page kill button, upper left. Got the rotating rainbow ball. . . computer working overtime. Next, Command-W to kill the webpage, nada. Finally, pressed the hardware ON/OFF button behind left side of screen. On SAFE restart I opened my account not hers and found Firefox had thin, white, flashing lines across the tab bar area(full width) and tabs were flashing individually. Every time you open a tab, this happens or possibly when it is accessing. So, I upgraded Firefox, leaving the OLD version intact. Upgrade I NOW notice is the 64 bit version.

Is there a fix out there? or, is this thing "infected" with the CCP virus or something? Fix for it?

I will shut down and re-open the old version and see if it still happens and post an update here.

Asked by schreib 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Chinese hackers

I need help! Everyday I have at least 8 Chinese Hackers that show up on on the top in the list of websites visited on my Firefox. The entire page is in Chinese with Chi… (read more)

I need help! Everyday I have at least 8 Chinese Hackers that show up on on the top in the list of websites visited on my Firefox. The entire page is in Chinese with Chinese pictures. Please see the attached images. I have no idea how long they have been there prior to being so bold to openly show themselves. I certainly have no idea of what they have uploaded or downloaded on my laptop. How can I get rid of them and what can i do to prevent them coming back? I know a lot of weird things have been going on in my computer that I have absolutely no reason nor explanation for. this has been going on for at least the last couple of years or more. I have had 3 computers to crash in a short period of time which I feel they have done. Spyware shows I have had a keylogger for a long time but all of the files it takes me to are protected and I have not been able to delete them. BillCowanjr@gmail.com

Asked by BillCowanjr 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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search marquis

Hallo everyone! i have now a couple of days (search marquis) coming up when i start Mozilla :( I have on my Macbook MacAffe protection, but i dont know how to get out thi… (read more)

Hallo everyone! i have now a couple of days (search marquis) coming up when i start Mozilla :( I have on my Macbook MacAffe protection, but i dont know how to get out this Search Marquis ... Pls can anybody help me with that ?

Asked by sparta.panos1 12 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 12 months ago