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critical firefox update (scam website address)

Just wanted to relay the supposed address for this popup is https://oowiebest-directory-submission.org Tried to trace and failed. Appears it may be a vulnerability with … (read more)

Just wanted to relay the supposed address for this popup is https://oowiebest-directory-submission.org

Tried to trace and failed. Appears it may be a vulnerability with Windows 10 and Firefox..similar to what a fair amount of users experience with Edge but much more limited.

Experienced this 3 times in 2 weeks and I am fairly consistent in the sites I navigate. <10 on a daily basis,with 20+ hours/week activity, and the page will generally reroute to this Critical Update page while clicking on of these bookmarked sites.

Asked by tracyr_ Prieš 3 metus

Last reply by James Prieš 3 metus

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Hi guys, I keep getting pop-up on Firefox new window saying "Recommended Security Upgrade, add SafeSearch Incognito fir Firefox' is this legit Mozilla product?

New tab pop's up with link : http://firefox-24111.reupd.net/protect/enable Is this legit Firefox/Mozilla pop-up or virus? Not sure if i should install this 'recommended s… (read more)

New tab pop's up with link : http://firefox-24111.reupd.net/protect/enable

Is this legit Firefox/Mozilla pop-up or virus?

Not sure if i should install this 'recommended security upgrade'?

Asked by lucky_cat Prieš 4 metus

Last reply by James Prieš 4 metus

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URGENT UPDATE POSSIBLE HACK- HELP PLEASE!!

I was on Snagajob.com just now, searching for jobs. All of a sudden my screen just changed to what I assumed was the Mozilla update site, where it was a reddish orange co… (read more)

I was on Snagajob.com just now, searching for jobs. All of a sudden my screen just changed to what I assumed was the Mozilla update site, where it was a reddish orange colored screen, saying urgent update, please update now. So I clicked the update link, and a 2nd screen popped up. (Screenshot below) Then I looked at the address bar and this was the web address:

https://akotajamestimothywhite.org/947802644823/f57758d10cecf4ca0a992441e7bb4d2/41ae86576f9286e3a8adc5c1b11ae161.html

Can anyone please help? I don't know if I should continue to stay online, exit then reopen my browser, or what!! What will this do to my laptop? If this was fake how can I remove it? I have antivirus/malware installed and nothing popped up!

Asked by aurorastanley1980 Prieš 4 metus

Last reply by James Prieš 4 metus

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Another bogus update from https://ibutehamas92.com/8721282012550/1483926146828491/firefox-patch.js

This site somehow opened a new tab when I wasn't doing anything in FF, with a notification that there is an "Urgent Firefox Update." Had all the right graphics, but the s… (read more)

This site somehow opened a new tab when I wasn't doing anything in FF, with a notification that there is an "Urgent Firefox Update." Had all the right graphics, but the site obviously has nothing to do with Mozilla. I almost went for it.

Asked by shagmasterk Prieš 3 metus

Last reply by James Prieš 3 metus

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I just had an official looking popup on my screen that had the Firefox logo that was directing me to a "security" update: firefox 17102.avstats.com. Really??

This is the site that was requesting "Recommended Security Improvement" in the popup: http://firefox-17102.avstats.com/ No clue who they are or represent... … (read more)

This is the site that was requesting "Recommended Security Improvement" in the popup: http://firefox-17102.avstats.com/ No clue who they are or represent...

Asked by billr20003 Prieš 4 metus

Last reply by James Prieš 4 metus

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Why can't I kill urgent firefox patch pop-up?

I see questions raised about this variously changing URL popup, but I see no solutions. I have used Norton, NPE, Malware Bytes, JRT, SpyBot and Kaspersky TDSS killer, an… (read more)

I see questions raised about this variously changing URL popup, but I see no solutions. I have used Norton, NPE, Malware Bytes, JRT, SpyBot and Kaspersky TDSS killer, and none of them can find where it has hidden in my system. So, I'd like a solution; otherwise, since I can't have this malware popping up when I'm performing a banking operation or paying a bill online, I'd prefer to uninstall Firefox altogether and go back of IE or try Chrome. No need to show an image; if you have had it, you know what it is.

D Martin

Asked by seoulguy Prieš 3 metus

Last reply by jscher2000 Prieš 3 metus

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This keeps cropping up and is a real problem. How do i get rid of it. https://z.moatads.com/advertis…&zMoatDevice=1_device_category:56

Be descriptive. Saying "Playing video on YouTube is always choppy" will help our volunteers identify your problem better than saying "Something is wrong" or "Firefox is b… (read more)

Be descriptive. Saying "Playing video on YouTube is always choppy" will help our volunteers identify your problem better than saying "Something is wrong" or "Firefox is broken".

Asked by chuckmabry Prieš 5 metus

Last reply by guigs Prieš 5 metus

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Got a pop up 3, 4 days ago saying Firefox needed add something, clicked it since then loads slower or not at all and

3 or 4 days ago, a popup came on my Facebook page saying that Firefox needed to be updated or fixed, sorry I don't remember what it said. I clicked on it and kept on the … (read more)

3 or 4 days ago, a popup came on my Facebook page saying that Firefox needed to be updated or fixed, sorry I don't remember what it said. I clicked on it and kept on the page with no problems. Got off the a page about an hour or so later. Came back later and tried to play a couple of games and they wouldn't load or took forever to load also a yellow lock showed up which was always green before. Went to the Monzilla site and tried to figure out what to do. Reinstalled Firefox as suggested and seemed to work after that. Came back later and tried to get on again and had the same problem. Again reinstalled Firefox, but this time it didn't repair it. Since that time, it hasn't worked to completely open at all. I have tried several times to reinstall since and still won't work or install partly. Have also run Norton complete system scan several times including Norton's eraser still didn't do anything. Been using Firefox for years and never have any problems before, I'm at a total loss.

As you can most likely see, I'm not a computer wiz, but, do use it several times a day.

Asked by Michael66 Prieš 4 metus

Last reply by FredMcD Prieš 4 metus

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"do not allow this page to create additional dialogs" does not prompt, causing me to be trapped by malicious sites.

I will occasionally be redirected to malicious sites that great dialogs in an endless loop, trapping me on the page and not allowing me to close that tab or window withou… (read more)

I will occasionally be redirected to malicious sites that great dialogs in an endless loop, trapping me on the page and not allowing me to close that tab or window without using task manager to kill firefox as a whole, which can lose me any work I was doing at the time. I have seen firefox give the prompt to stop the site from producing additional dialogs in previous versions, and from my searches all the other complaints are that this function is too invasive for others. However for me it doesn't seem to function at all. Hopefully this is any easy fix. I can not add a url as I can not interact with the address bar while dialogs are being created.

Asked by Ghostinthesystem Prieš 3 metus

Last reply by FredMcD Prieš 3 metus

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are java fix popups not from mozilla to be trusted? It shows your logo

I can be using a browser like yahoo and a full screen logo of foxfire will come up with a box saying a problem with java and an opportunity to download a fix. But where i… (read more)

I can be using a browser like yahoo and a full screen logo of foxfire will come up with a box saying a problem with java and an opportunity to download a fix. But where it is to loaded from is never Mozilla or foxfire. I have the latest version of foxfire and have never trusted these popups. If these popups are not to be trusted is there a way to block them.

Asked by poopdeck Prieš 4 metus

Last reply by James Prieš 4 metus

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Firefox updated this am and left a message saying to provide my email address or 9 digit telephone number to use firefox on my phone. Is this ok.

Firefox updated this am when I accessed the internet and left a message to provide my email address or 9 digit phone number in order to use Firefox on my phone. Is this … (read more)

Firefox updated this am when I accessed the internet and left a message to provide my email address or 9 digit phone number in order to use Firefox on my phone. Is this a legitimate request by Firefox? I have received messages on the Firefox browser that purported to be from Firefox to download the latest version of Firefox which I later determined were not sent by Firefox.

Asked by rowalrj Prieš 4 metus

Last reply by FredMcD Prieš 4 metus

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Can't access www.gotoassist.me for tech help on Firefox. Download will not open.

Tried to get help with my ant-virus program. The techie wanted to access my computer to help him solve the problem, using www.gotoassist.me We tried many ways, including… (read more)

Tried to get help with my ant-virus program. The techie wanted to access my computer to help him solve the problem, using www.gotoassist.me We tried many ways, including using Safe Mode, but none worked. The download would not open, so we could not go any further. Is this something Firefox has a fix for?

I use Windows Vista on a Toshiba Laptop, and my Firefox is up to date: 49.0.1

Asked by inanna Prieš 4 metus

Last reply by FredMcD Prieš 4 metus

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After installing a patch from you two days ago now firefox hangs after 12 years of flawless service, tried all the fixits, any ideas?

Recently I have had problems with Firefox. Starting on the morning of Dec. 14th 2016 I turned on my computer and started Firefox, and a new window opened after it saying … (read more)

Recently I have had problems with Firefox. Starting on the morning of Dec. 14th 2016 I turned on my computer and started Firefox, and a new window opened after it saying i needed to install your patch immediately, which i did. I assumed it was about all the hacking of accounts going on but now Firefox barely functions. Youtube and Twitch are almost useless to try and go on and even starting up on my homepage it freezes and hangs until I close it with the Task Manager and try and open it. I have to do this multiple times a session after 12 years of flawless operation now Firefox leaves much to be desired. I've run through all the helpful hints on the troubleshooting pages, to no avail. What's going on? I have updated Firefox to 50.1.0 and I'd hate to think that little patch just destroyed the functionality of this program, but i am keen to get it back to working as flawlessly as it did for 12 years right up until that morning. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you, Chris Smith

Asked by csmithaz Prieš 3 metus

Last reply by FredMcD Prieš 3 metus

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planet49 gmbh start a lottery related to a Mozilla usage. i think it is a cheat.

By browsing with firefox i was redirect on a website with a questionary in Mozilla usage. I am sure it was a cheating web site as they where doing a lottery based on MOzi… (read more)

By browsing with firefox i was redirect on a website with a questionary in Mozilla usage. I am sure it was a cheating web site as they where doing a lottery based on MOzilla usage with the prizes like Iphone MacbookAir and so on. Of course i closed immediately it to avoid to get any kind of virus. I jut want to inform you that they were using your name. Maybe it is a fake and they understand what is the browser used and then they change the question based on the browser used by the client.

If you find the information useless do not worry. your browser is the best for me in term of security.

REgards Piero

Asked by mpiero Prieš 5 metus

Last reply by FredMcD Prieš 5 metus

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I was asked to update from this site: https://iechuertu.org/7411633472363/e6b239166920a7a9223e628dc0fbde58/a8aed7c95297920e953ba5270e4b62ef.html

I get a popup that says I need to update Firefox. When I come here I am told I am up to date. The site is this: https://iechuertu.org/7411633472363/e6b239166920a7a9223e62… (read more)

I get a popup that says I need to update Firefox. When I come here I am told I am up to date. The site is this: https://iechuertu.org/7411633472363/e6b239166920a7a9223e628dc0fbde58/a8aed7c95297920e953ba5270e4b62ef.html

Is this valid?

Asked by PamM Prieš 3 metus

Last reply by FredMcD Prieš 3 metus

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How do I remove the "urgent update" Trojan?

I got a pop up on Firefox that said there was an urgent update I installed it once not knowing any better that it was done internally (I like watching for malware and Tro… (read more)

I got a pop up on Firefox that said there was an urgent update I installed it once not knowing any better that it was done internally (I like watching for malware and Trojans so I know but I had never seen it before so I thought nothing of it) and then it kept coming up and I ignored it but it's been getting annoying

Asked by AgateBrick97792 Prieš 4 metus

Last reply by FredMcD Prieš 4 metus

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I am supposed to be getting automatic updates but I keep getting requests to download updates--why?

A pop up window comes on my screen and says something like 'we strongly urge you to update..... ' and then lists the current version number. When I check to see what ver… (read more)

A pop up window comes on my screen and says something like 'we strongly urge you to update..... ' and then lists the current version number. When I check to see what version I have, it already is the latest. I have had identity theft and am very leery of these notices when Firefox says it automatically updates--if so then why do I get these requests? I am running Win10. What is NPWLPG?

Asked by BJRW Prieš 3 metus

Last reply by FredMcD Prieš 3 metus