Beware of Sites Pretending to be Manual Firefox Updates

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Beware of Sites Pretending to be Manual Firefox Updates
« on: February 03, 2018, 09:07:39 AM »
A family of malicious Firefox addons have been discovered being pushed by sites pretending to be a manual update for Firefox.  These sites utilize a combination of javascript alerts, user authentication prompts, and full screen views to try and coerce the user into installing the unwanted addons.

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/psa-beware-of-sites-pretending-to-be-manual-firefox-updates/

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