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Post Posted September 9th, 2017, 1:23 pm

I had a new tab open .... all the usual FireFox logos it said Criotiaclka update - install now.

I didn't as the address seems suspect

https://eiphecine-trailers.org/90123246639990/a6f09b3a3de0919e23a7497097fe0e0c/8eaa789d71b6482b066af9e09f20fc6a.html


Is this just an attempt at phising ? ... not seen it on FF before
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Post Posted September 9th, 2017, 1:37 pm

If it was like image in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/i-found-fake-firefox-update then yes it is Fake.

Besides updates are done internally in Firefox or from on mozilla.org and never as a so called patch file, especially from a random website.

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Post Posted September 9th, 2017, 1:44 pm

"The trouble with quotes on the internet is you never know if they are genuine" ...Abraham Lincoln

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Post Posted September 10th, 2017, 1:05 pm


If it was the firefox-patch.js then it is not due to malware or such on Windows but due to Ads targeting some Windows users using Firefox. Yahoo pages have been a common place people have seen this.

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