Search Support

Avoid support scams. We will never ask you to call or text a phone number or share personal information. Please report suspicious activity using the “Report Abuse” option.

Learn More

Mozilla supporting political hacking

more options

How comes Mozilla supports political hacking. A website which informs people of Economics and Political issues has published an article about Climatchange. Got hacked and banned! Thats not right. Apparently it will take ages to correct that. Mozilla support denial of Climatchange with a Webban?!

URL of affected sites

http://www.jjahnke.net

All Replies (1)

more options

Firefox is just following the database maintained by Google on sites it automatically detects malicious scripts on that try to infect the machines of those who visit the sites. Here is Google's report:

"What happened when Google visited this site?

   Of the 6 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 5 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2010-07-16, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2010-07-16."

This is a lesson to webadmins to be more vigilant with security on sites they host, and any other conclusion formed about this is wrong.