Malicious sites abuse 11-year-old Firefox bug that Mozilla failed to fix

    Date09 Dec 2018
    CategoryLatest News
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Malware authors, ad farmers, and scammers are abusing a Firefox bug to trap users on malicious sites. This wouldn't be a big deal, as the web is fraught with this kind of malicious sites, but these websites aren't abusing some new never-before-seen trick, but a Firefox bug that Mozilla engineers appear to have failed to fix in the 11 years ever since it was first reported back in April 2007.
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