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Mozilla blocks popular Firefox add-on due to security issues

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Mar 4, 2016.

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    Mozilla has put the YouTube Unblocker add-on on its “blocklist”, as it has been discovered that it was changing users’ security settings and covertly downloading and installing an additional, malicious extension that injects ads in pages visited by users. The popularity of YouTube Unblocker was due to it allowing users to view YouTube videos blocked in their country. The add-on used to be offered for download on the organization’s official portal for Firefox extensions and … More →

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