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hackers have complete control of my Firefox and installed their own developer mode with different email address.

Hackers have taken control of my Firefox and are maliciously using developer mode to alter settings and change behavior. They have hidden help/feedback icon so I can't s… (read more)

Hackers have taken control of my Firefox and are maliciously using developer mode to alter settings and change behavior. They have hidden help/feedback icon so I can't send emergency info to firefox. They repeatedly change privacy settings for gmail on firefox to capture/alter my emails. They turn off my google sign in which has protected mode always on so they can load porn, inflammatory politics or foreign crap onto my youtube "recommended videos." They have posed as me and signed up for "developer" software in firefox that manipulates the entire account. They used a different email address and sign in to github on my own computer to do this, and I don't know the email address and can't do this. All of the info in my firefox account is now repeatedly tampered with. They also pose as developers throughout my computer and maliciously change everything. My computer is for an individual, myself who isn't part of any organization and shouldn't have organization "administrators. Can't firefox recognize that these are hackers and eliminate them?

Asked by skywriter321 2 months ago

Last reply by Roland Tanglao 2 months ago

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view loging history and location

I had fraudulent charges on my bank statement, in my google account it shows a device was logged in with my google account in Virginia using a firefox browser. Is there a… (read more)

I had fraudulent charges on my bank statement, in my google account it shows a device was logged in with my google account in Virginia using a firefox browser. Is there any way I can see or for Firefox to check the login history and location for my account so I can send it to the fraud dept of my bank? The date range I need it 20 - 25 May 2019

Asked by lalibertecn 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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ping tracking

On a recent show of Security Now Steve Gibson was talking about Google using ping tracking to spy & track on everything we do and how bad this will be for privacy. I … (read more)

On a recent show of Security Now Steve Gibson was talking about Google using ping tracking to spy & track on everything we do and how bad this will be for privacy. I was pleased that it was only google doing this with chrome until this morning he said Firefox are adding it in an upcoming update and when its in you cannot disable it, all in the name of a faster internet. Can anyone tell me why a privacy based browser is using this technology and how will the content/tracking blocking features in Firefox respond to these changes?

Asked by itsthesmell 1 year ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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How to remove only cookies for a specific domain every time i close the browser?

I would like to delete the cookies for 2 domains evry time i close the browser while retaining all other cookies until they expire. To accomplish this i opened the cooki… (read more)

I would like to delete the cookies for 2 domains evry time i close the browser while retaining all other cookies until they expire.

To accomplish this i opened the cookie exceptions settings and set "Allow for Session" under cookie exceptions, but it seems not working the way i expect: if i close the browser and then reopen it if, i find the cookies for the 2 domains are still there.

Is there another way to have this kind of setting.

Asked by ajtim 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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I'ved used Firefox for over 10 years, and I just realized today that my privacy is GONE.

These personalized newsfeeds, whatever they are-- Google does them all. Some are not as intrusive as others. But within Firefox, I get some of the most bizarre news stori… (read more)

These personalized newsfeeds, whatever they are-- Google does them all. Some are not as intrusive as others. But within Firefox, I get some of the most bizarre news stories... stories about things I'm not even talking to other people about or looking up online. How could it possibly find a connection? Even when there is a minute connection. It's not a coincidence. It's like, is my phone hacked-- are people reading my mind? It's some form of breach of privacy.

Granted, all the accounts I use are logged into Firefox. Tonight, I took a gander over the privacy settings, and as usual my jaw dropped in disbelief. Permissions; Locations, Camera, etc.-- instead of valuing peoples' privacy and not caring one ioda like Fuckfacebook, many privacy-invading functions are ON by default until they are turned off by the user. This is why I don't use apps. It's why I quit Facebook many years ago. And now, I say goodbye to Firebox. Sick and tired of people encroaching on my privacy. It's principal, nothing more, nothing less-- THIS BROWSER IS GONE. Stay out of my personal business.

Asked by nihiloth85 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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when I press enter it does not go to website

I have a number of people hacking me some in the US for unknown reasons and some outside the US because I have family that lives in China. I have someone trying to corrup… (read more)

I have a number of people hacking me some in the US for unknown reasons and some outside the US because I have family that lives in China. I have someone trying to corrupt my Firefox by installing scripts and toolbars most of which I can remove easily.

This is the second time they have corrupted the address bar for my Firefox. The first time I was able to fix it by re-installing firefox from scratch and re-installing all my plugins. I don't want to do this every time one of the morons hacking me decides on a whim to mess up my firefox to try to get me to use a less secure browser like that disgrace that is internet explorer or some other browser.

Are you guys working on a bug fix for this? I searched around and it seems to be a re-occurring problem with Firefox

Asked by somedud3 2 years ago

Last reply by Shadow110 2 years ago

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Mozilla uses my password as my first name in mail they send to me

Received an email from Mozilla (rightly) thrashing Facebook for privacy and security breaches. The issue is that my Firefox sign-on password is used as my first name in… (read more)

Received an email from Mozilla (rightly) thrashing Facebook for privacy and security breaches.

The issue is that my Firefox sign-on password is used as my first name in the email.

ie Dear <then my password>,

it is difficult to think of a more serious breach than this, and there is now way to directly report the problem to them - hope they look at this post.

I have checked all my account setting and belive these are correct

Asked by jjr357 2 years ago

Last reply by guigs 2 years ago

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How do I stop Firefox from autocompleting usernames on just one site?

Firefox keeps autocompleting and has a drop down for my username for a website. I do not have the password/username saved. I found this article: http://kb.mozillazine.… (read more)

Firefox keeps autocompleting and has a drop down for my username for a website. I do not have the password/username saved.

I found this article: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Deleting_autocomplete_entries I followed the directions. It worked, no more drop down. However, after I signed into the site and back out, the drop down came back.

I don't mind Firefox autocompleting for most websites, but for sensitive websites, like online banking, how can I get it to NEVER autocomplete or create a drop down? Again, I don't have the username/password saved, and I don't necessarily want to disable to feature for every website.

Thank you!

Asked by exoticboat2 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Why do my saved accounts and passwords show up for different users on my computer?

I have more than one accounts on my computer. However, when opening Firefox from these users, it has the same history, login information, etc. from my main account. Is th… (read more)

I have more than one accounts on my computer. However, when opening Firefox from these users, it has the same history, login information, etc. from my main account. Is there any way to keep them separate?

Asked by fusion-bioformer 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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I keep getting this on my new HP laptop with FF but not with Chrome "systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks hrome

I recently bought an HP laptop. It had Chromw loaded, I prefer Firefox. More and more now when I try to open a FF window I get : "Our systems have detected unusual traff… (read more)

I recently bought an HP laptop. It had Chromw loaded, I prefer Firefox. More and more now when I try to open a FF window I get :

"Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it's really you sending the requests, and not a robot". This is also available:

"This page appears when Google automatically detects requests coming from your computer network which appear to be in violation of the Terms of Service. The block will expire shortly after those requests stop. In the meantime, solving the above CAPTCHA will let you continue to use our services.

This traffic may have been sent by malicious software, a browser plug-in, or a script that sends automated requests. If you share your network connection, ask your administrator for help — a different computer using the same IP address may be responsible. "

Sometimes you may be asked to solve the CAPTCHA if you are using advanced terms that robots are known to use, or sending requests very quickly. I am then forced to go through the Captcha rigmarole and it seems less and less keen to ever let me past.

Within our household we have two other laptops running FF and have no such problems with them

Thoughts and advice would be welcome?

Thanks

Asked by Frodsham 2 years ago

Last reply by Shadow110 2 years ago

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New (2017) occurrence of pop-up problem.

For past several days, a pop-up message appears every time I attempt to open my browser asking if I want to allow this app to make changes to my computer. The app is list… (read more)

For past several days, a pop-up message appears every time I attempt to open my browser asking if I want to allow this app to make changes to my computer. The app is listed as Firefox Software Updater. When I checked Add-ons, I notice an add-on which is listed as temporary in support of Safe Browsing Version 4 and will supposedly be deleted once the roll-out of this feature is complete. How long is this 'roll-out' supposed to take? This has been going on for days. Should I be responding 'No' or 'Yes'? I'm using Windows 10 and Firefox 56.0.1.

Asked by shirov70 2 years ago

Last reply by Shadow110 2 years ago

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Firefox keeps open connections to different IP addresses even when closed

Hello, I have recently noticed that despite the Firefox process being closed, there are a number of connections still open and remain open for the duration of the current… (read more)

Hello, I have recently noticed that despite the Firefox process being closed, there are a number of connections still open and remain open for the duration of the current computer session. Restart seems to close all connections. Connections increase and stay open the more I would browse.

OS is Windows 7 Ultimate Running Firefox 55.0.3 Using Kaspersky Internet Security 2018 to monitor active connections.

Screen shot attached to show some examples of active connections even when Firefox is closed. Any idea why this is happening and how to prevent it?

Asked by Cornelius321 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Another person logged into my firefox using their account and all my password/bookmark got synced into their account. How to delete all my personal information

Another person logged into my firefox with their firefox account and all my password, bookmark, history got synced to their account. When that person logged into their m… (read more)

Another person logged into my firefox with their firefox account and all my password, bookmark, history got synced to their account.

When that person logged into their machine with their account, all my password is being synced to them. even after deleting while signedin, signedout and signedin again, all these get synced again. Could you please help on how to delete my data from that persons account.

Thanking You, Sincerely, Jinet

Asked by jinejose 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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How can I make it so no one can change my privacy settings? can this be done without me doing any coding as I really don't know how?

I currently have my settings to erase history when firefox closes. I don't want anyone changing that setting when I'm not aware and thereby being able to see my history. … (read more)

I currently have my settings to erase history when firefox closes. I don't want anyone changing that setting when I'm not aware and thereby being able to see my history. I know nothing about coding and wouldn't even attempt it. Is there an add on or some kind of suggestion anyone would have? I'm especially concerned as my kids are getting older and I suspect they will have try this one day. lol

Asked by lkaramazov 3 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 years ago

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Firefox Sync account compromised

My browser was compromised about 6 months ago. I sold that computer about 4 months ago. I never changed my FireFox Sync account password. Someone made purchases on my tar… (read more)

My browser was compromised about 6 months ago. I sold that computer about 4 months ago. I never changed my FireFox Sync account password. Someone made purchases on my target account, paypal account, and ebay account. This morning, my microsoft account. They are all completely separate user accounts with different emails attached to them. They also tried compromising my G2A account, but I had no billing information saved with them. Again, these are all different user names and passwords. All of my devices and computers are shut off when the hacker tries compromising my accounts again, around 3AM eastern time. I've changed my password already, is there a way to sign out of all current devices and remove my passwords from those devices? I assume not, what else can I do in this situation other than delete account and change passwords?

Asked by savage24x 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago