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Firefox pop up (SOLVED)

Post by Prsman » Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:11 pm

this morning I was on a site I go to everyday. I got a pop up that said the site was slowing down my browser. Pop up was gone after 10 seconds.
Never seen this before. I ran rkhunter and it found nothing. Have I got something? Latest version of firefox and Mint 18.3 Cinnamon. thanks

(edit) this is interesting, now when I open a new tab or browser, my home page has changed to the default firefox home page.
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Re: Firefox pop up

Post by AZgl1500 » Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:15 pm

I have seen that before also, and it is crapola...

I ignore it, adware probably.

I don't recall every seeing it anymore since I installed uBlock Origin

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Re: Firefox pop up (SOLVED)

Post by Prsman » Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:01 pm

Thanks for the reply. Running Linux and firejail, I guess a pop up and changing the homepage is all that they can do. Will install uBlock Origin.

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