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Firefox: double start up each time

Hi Folks, I've used Firefox for years with no problem. Yesterday, I was seeking out a specific font. The website looked legit, but then a security block happened and I … (閱讀更多)

Hi Folks,

I've used Firefox for years with no problem. Yesterday, I was seeking out a specific font. The website looked legit, but then a security block happened and I don't recall if it was Firefox security or Acronis that flashed a brief "block" announcement. In any case, from that point on, several "racey" websites popped up every time I loaded Firefox. This happened even after I restarted my computer. I then checked to see if I had pop-ups blocked on the Firefox options. I didn't, so I checked the box against pop-ups. But what happens now is Firefox does an attempt to load TWICE with an odd jerk-flash movement. Only one Firefox browser window comes up -- and that's good -- but SOMETHING is still trying to make those "racey" websites load. Why? How?

All of that to say that I'm concerned about security. Should I uninstall Firefox and reinstall?

Thanks for your input! Bob Anderson

bobandersontn 於 5 個月前 詢問

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Firefox 94.0.2 was hacked

Last night my Firefox 94.0.2 was hacked. When running Firefox, it would lock up my desktop. It disabled Norton Security, it disable other installed security software, an… (閱讀更多)

Last night my Firefox 94.0.2 was hacked. When running Firefox, it would lock up my desktop. It disabled Norton Security, it disable other installed security software, and it disabled Windows System Restore. The hacker put up a message claiming to be Microsoft Support, with a phone number to call for help. This was a scam. I ran Firefox refresh, and that removed the hacker's program from Firefox, but then I had to do a full repair of my Window's installation. To protect my system, and prevent this from happening again, I added "xpinstall.enabled = false" into about.config. Please let me know if this will prevent a web site from installing a dangerous hack into Firefox, or if there is something else that I need to do. I have used Firefox for years, and have never encountered this problem before. Firefox is my favorite browser, but I am now afraid to use it. Please advise me what to do. Thanks, Jim

jimwest1 於 5 個月前 詢問

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Trojen found in Firefox outbound

My Premium Malwarebytes has detected a Trojan on outbound, I usually Play Runescape, Have been playing for 15 Years +, 2 hours before this, i played on Runescape with no … (閱讀更多)

My Premium Malwarebytes has detected a Trojan on outbound, I usually Play Runescape, Have been playing for 15 Years +, 2 hours before this, i played on Runescape with no problems, since opening Runescape Launcher, game did not load, had reference also to firewall, since 2 hours prior Nothing had changed. i then rechecked firewall, and all was OK, I had added all URL from Runescape to exception, even company name, jagex.com I also use Norton 360, however Norton did not pick up Trojan, any suggestions? I was thinking of uninstalling Firefox, then installing again, I didn't do this as i have many Sites saved and wasn't sure if they would also be deleted, I play this game to keep my mind active, as i can't walk sit or stand for more then a couple minutes, ...

Below are details of Trojan: Cheers Ralph:

Log Details- Protection Event Date: 11/28/21 Protection Event Time: 9:40 PM Log File: 954b6ada-5037-11ec-bdb7-80fa5b790f8f.json

-Software Information- Version: 4.4.11.149 Components Version: 1.0.1513 Update Package Version: 1.0.47808 License: Premium

-System Information- OS: Windows 10 (Build 19042.1348) CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: System

-Blocked Website Details- Malicious Website: 1 , C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe, Blocked, -1, -1, 0.0.0, ,

-Website Data- Category: Trojan Domain: classicmoto.rs IP Address: 45.147.54.18 Port: 443 Type: Outbound File: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe

ralphc1 於 5 個月前 詢問

FredMcD 最近回覆 於 5 個月前

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 … (閱讀更多)

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

turjoreal 於 5 個月前 詢問

FredMcD 最近回覆 於 5 個月前

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why did my firefox crash

bp-186b028e-4571-4ea8-8dd6-e13c40211120 bp-b9a18a59-0808-43e2-a103-0c4580211120 bp-88a97ccf-6ac8-4669-9265-a1e3b0211120 bp-1c47ef47-258a-4ad6-92ee-97aee0211120 bp… (閱讀更多)

bp-186b028e-4571-4ea8-8dd6-e13c40211120

bp-b9a18a59-0808-43e2-a103-0c4580211120

bp-88a97ccf-6ac8-4669-9265-a1e3b0211120

bp-1c47ef47-258a-4ad6-92ee-97aee0211120

bp-8652fdde-3903-4415-8dc8-10cf20211120

bp-13ade298-bb74-45ca-8912-af80c0211120

2102395503 於 5 個月前 詢問

FredMcD 於 5 個月前 解答

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poshukach

good day. two days ago I was infected by poshukach probably when downloading Opera browser or a torrente file. So, whenever I initiate firefox I am redirected to poshukac… (閱讀更多)

good day. two days ago I was infected by poshukach probably when downloading Opera browser or a torrente file. So, whenever I initiate firefox I am redirected to poshukach browser instead. Question is: how can I get rid of poshukach? Thanks a lot

mail1133 於 9 個月前 詢問

raotw.sq 最近回覆 於 6 個月前

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Malicious re-direct from unreachable bookmark

I have a series of bookmark that are usable/contactable internally from my work WAN network. These bookmarks are unreachable when using my PC from my home network. No p… (閱讀更多)

I have a series of bookmark that are usable/contactable internally from my work WAN network. These bookmarks are unreachable when using my PC from my home network. No problem with that, it's the correct FF behavior.

However, recently selecting one of the unreachable bookmarks results in a re-direct to a third party (malicious) webpage.

How do I change the re-direct address on an unreachable URL? Or default it back to "normal behavior"?

m.parker 於 6 個月前 詢問

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Malware

Malwarebytes Prem. Reported malware on one of your files. Website Blocked due to malware IP 138.68.50.216 Port 443 Type Out bound File c:\program file\Mozilla Fire Fox Fi… (閱讀更多)

Malwarebytes Prem. Reported malware on one of your files.

Website Blocked due to malware

IP 138.68.50.216 Port 443 Type Out bound File c:\program file\Mozilla Fire Fox Firefox.exe


Should I ignore it?

Jack.G 於 6 個月前 詢問

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Microsoft punishes Firefox users by placing account into Pause with green screen

Over a year of not being able to use our home computer in Seattle using Firefox. Microsoft punishes us for using Firefox in Seattle by placing any request or search on F… (閱讀更多)

Over a year of not being able to use our home computer in Seattle using Firefox. Microsoft punishes us for using Firefox in Seattle by placing any request or search on Firefox into a full Green Screen labeled PAUSE.

From there left with option to turn computer off. COMCAST Staff say this in not their fault. They receive about $80 month for internet service. My wife and I feel like we are criminals locked up in a high security prison in downtown Seattle, with no way to get out. HELP! HELP! SOS HELP!

... HP Windows Laptop Core i7


edited email from public and search/spam bots view.

edwardseafeldt 於 6 個月前 詢問

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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… (閱讀更多)

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.

swamper 於 8 個月前 詢問

jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 最近回覆 於 6 個月前

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Hacked and Changed Firefox - proof in my Firewall

Hi While doing online banking (with Firefox, which I have on very high security settings), my computer began to partially freeze. I signed-out and then my computer was fr… (閱讀更多)

Hi While doing online banking (with Firefox, which I have on very high security settings), my computer began to partially freeze. I signed-out and then my computer was frozen and I powered-off the computer for safety. I started it again, and found that someone had replaced my Firefox with another version that had all of my settings removed. This was not an UPDATE by Firefox and I proved this. I checked my FIREWALL and some by the name of Igor Pavlov somehow was able to pass by my Kaspersky firewall; and, when I expanded his name, the evidence that he had indeed altered my Firefox (and perhaps more than once) was before my eyes! Shocking that he was able to alter my Firefox. Please see attachment.

Despite "denying" him in my firewall, I seem to continue to have problems with Firefox (freezing at times), even though I uninstalled the version that he put on, and reinstalled Firefox (which kept all of my old settings, as it always does with I reinstall or when updates are done). I am afraid to use Firefox right now, unfortunately.

At this point I want to entirely clean Firefox from my computer so that a reinstall does not recognize my past settings or anything else. Then reinstall fresh to see if that helps.

Do you have any other suggestions?

Thanks very much,

TJ

tylerstanley7 於 6 個月前 詢問

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Hacked browser account

Hi, I've had a Firefox account taken over and removed as primary account holder. Can't seem to find anywhere to report this issue to Mozilla. Had to set up another accou… (閱讀更多)

Hi, I've had a Firefox account taken over and removed as primary account holder. Can't seem to find anywhere to report this issue to Mozilla. Had to set up another account to ask this question. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks Graeme

graemekal 於 6 個月前 詢問

FredMcD 最近回覆 於 6 個月前

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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… (閱讀更多)

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

swan.jamest 於 6 個月前 詢問

FredMcD 於 6 個月前 解答

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Firefox unable to detect malicious websites

Firefox is unable to warn me of malicious websites like: https:// financeonline. to/in-en-azim-hashim-premji-loop/ ?header=logo&sxid=a3k8k1w6z21u&ttorigin=a3k8k1w… (閱讀更多)

Firefox is unable to warn me of malicious websites like: https:// financeonline. to/in-en-azim-hashim-premji-loop/ ?header=logo&sxid=a3k8k1w6z21u&ttorigin=a3k8k1w6z21u&fbclid=IwAR2Dg3DQ5KSRRxmq3kQS46qbtIC15_m_8lVXNP2Pbjtnxy47QI1EC8vOOzA

Whereas MS Edge Defender Screen did a wonderful job, and also Norton safe web did well in this regard.

Hellfire 於 6 個月前 詢問

jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 最近回覆 於 6 個月前

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how do i get rid of the clicktripz.com window?

There is a clicktripz.com window that has started opening whenever Firefox is started. It is not a tab, it is a pop-behind window which is now popping in front. … (閱讀更多)

There is a clicktripz.com window that has started opening whenever Firefox is started. It is not a tab, it is a pop-behind window which is now popping in front.

Tommyboy 於 6 個月前 詢問

jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 最近回覆 於 6 個月前

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Virus in downloaded Installation program

Mozilla Installer Down Load Has a Virus!!!!!!! Luckily my AVG Caught it! Down Loaded Update and had to "Revert to an earlier time" to remove updates. Was instructed afte… (閱讀更多)

Mozilla Installer Down Load Has a Virus!!!!!!! Luckily my AVG Caught it! Down Loaded Update and had to "Revert to an earlier time" to remove updates. Was instructed after GO BACK to Install complete new version, but Installer has virus (on Open) Use This for my Bank Account From Chase, but Chase WON'T let me use older version of your Browser. Running Win 7

H E L P !!!!!!

Lanna

lannababe126 於 7 個月前 詢問

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Search Pulse Browser Hijack

Hello, I have tried everything on the internet and I cannot get rid of the Search Pulse hijack malware in my Firefox browser, I am using an up to date MAC. Thanks, Miles … (閱讀更多)

Hello,

I have tried everything on the internet and I cannot get rid of the Search Pulse hijack malware in my Firefox browser, I am using an up to date MAC.

Thanks, Miles

molson12 於 7 個月前 詢問

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Crashing causing search engine change

Hi Guys, Firefox crashes now and then, and when it does, it changes my default search engine. When this happens, "Browser Default" is added to 'search Shortcuts' and sele… (閱讀更多)

Hi Guys, Firefox crashes now and then, and when it does, it changes my default search engine.

When this happens, "Browser Default" is added to 'search Shortcuts' and selected.

To revert back to Google, it has to be selected, and removed.

I have come to the conclusion, that this is a deliberate action, caused by some form of Malware or similar, as it is the only thing that appears to change, and always happens when Firefox crashes.

On the other rare occasions that Firefox crashes, it returns asking to return to previous sessions, and does so without issue - these crashes are extremely infrequent, however, the previous example is like clockwork.

Hoping you can help.

Cheers, Brad

brad50 於 7 個月前 詢問

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