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Re: firefox and 'call home' addons

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max bianco wrote:

> http://www.pcworld.in/india/news/5800093/Spyware__Security/Firefox_Users_Hit_by_PasswordStealing_Trojan

ok. that is what i was looking for. you have been doing some searching.

just now found it myself on a different site by pulling in old history files;


i do not have a 'greasemonkey' addon, but i do have 'noscript' and it is when
'noscript' is active that i get drastic slow down.

i have made no downloads, or logged any sites, other than what i believe to
be safe and always log on with 'noscript' set to block java.

what would be nice is to know just what script is so that i could check to
see if it might be loaded.

'noscript' caused no trouble until 2 or 3 upgrades back and then i started
seeing slow down.

i have gone thru and made various changes to 'noscript' configs, but nothing
has helped other than to disable.

i have also subscribed to 'noscript' forum and still waiting for confirmation.

for sure, i am going to pull wireshark and install it so that i can see just
what is going on when i try logging sites.

thanks for your help. very much appreciated.


peace out.



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