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firefox login username and password breached

i think my firefox login got hacked by spammer/hacker/fisher. NOW HOW DO I KNOW THIS? i got extortion email with my Firefox login and password. NOTE:i did't use same pas… (read more)

i think my firefox login got hacked by spammer/hacker/fisher. NOW HOW DO I KNOW THIS? i got extortion email with my Firefox login and password. NOTE:i did't use same password twice so there is no chance that he got password from another site/software/service

attached screenshot contains my Firefox account user mail with my old Firefox password now as web professional i know things about spam email but spam email with username and password is not a joke?

Asked by rahul.paranjape 2 months ago

Last reply by maleckbes 1 month ago

Current performance in blocking phishing sites?

In a 2017 test, Firefox performed much worse than Chrome and especially Edge when it came to blocking phishing sites. See https://www.techradar.com/news/microsoft-edge-is… (read more)

In a 2017 test, Firefox performed much worse than Chrome and especially Edge when it came to blocking phishing sites. See https://www.techradar.com/news/microsoft-edge-is-the-best-browser-for-blocking-phishing-websites. How is the current performance? Have more/other third-party tests been done?

Asked by FrankC 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Is this site, 'Mozilla Firefox Download - safe-downloading.com', safe or bogus?

Hi, I Googled 'firefox' and found the following: Mozilla Firefox Download - safe-downloading.com @ http://www.safe-downloading.com/manager I downloaded, firefox2030.dmg..… (read more)

Hi, I Googled 'firefox' and found the following: Mozilla Firefox Download - safe-downloading.com @ http://www.safe-downloading.com/manager

I downloaded, firefox2030.dmg... Oops

It has these links: http://ds.installmac.com/api/download/299490007/firefox2030.dmg, http://www.downloadsable.com/pd/505/1276/

...under getInfo from the dmg (I looked after...)

I did install but i didn't accept any add-ons... it didn't look right when opened the firefox2030, and something about fix your PC?! So I found the real Mozilla site and downloaded and overwrote the other FireFox with Mozilla Firefox 36.0.1... everything *seems* okay now but is it?

My questions are: was the firefox2030.dmg just bogus (ads and stuff) or safe (old version) or really bad; and what do i need to do to my Mac, 10.10.2, to be safe going forward if I want to use FireFox from Mozilla? I have the Mozilla Firefox 36.0.1 installed and it "seems" to be okay, but is it?

 :-( sorry

Ps Not sure where to post this... Pps currently on Safari...

Asked by D-Oops 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago