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        anonymous
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        Actively exploited bug in fully updated Firefox is sending users into a tizzy
        Fraudulent tech-support sites cause Firefox to freeze while displaying scary message.

        Scammers are actively exploiting a bug in Firefox that causes the browser to lock up after displaying a message warning the computer is running a pirated version of Windows that has been hacked.

        I have not seen this but I have my Firefox about:config allowed popup events string, dom.popup_allowed_events, set to blank/null as I was getting some nasty redirects not related to the current Firefox issue but luckily my Security Software plugin was blocking that.

        See the full article on arsTECHNICA.

        Dan Goodin – Nov 5, 2019 1:00 pm UTC

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