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A Warning: Actively exploited bug in fully updated Firefox

Discussion in 'General Security' started by Johnny b, Nov 5, 2019.

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  1. Johnny b

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    Actively exploited bug in fully updated Firefox is sending users into a tizzy
    https://arstechnica.com/information...tched-firefox-bug-to-send-users-into-a-panic/

     
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    And this doesn't only apply here. The sooner people begin to understand that you NEVER react to warnings such as this the far less damage there will be.

    Nothing legitimate ever presents beeping, flashing, big, and annoying warnings telling you to call a specific phone number.

    Quietman7, a security expert who is an active contributor on Bleeping Computer, has written extensively on what you (any you) need to do to develop safe interaction habits with cyberspace. The following four are, in my opinion, must-reads:
     
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