home page in mozilla firefox can be alter by malwares.it also add path of malware url website to mozilla firefox icon

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

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Firefox
Untriaged
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
a year ago
a year ago

People

(Reporter: chaitanya, Unassigned, NeedInfo)

Tracking

50 Branch
Points:
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Description

a year ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:50.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/50.0
Build ID: 20161208153507

Steps to reproduce:

i downloaded universal IDM software from a website .when installed this software  it tooked entire control of my mozilla .some website does not allow me to sign into their website.when i opened mozilla it show a different homepage.


Actual results:

it totally ruined my mozilla firefox and not allow me to login to any web sites.it begin to start downloading some software automatically


Expected results:

the software which i downloaded (universal IDM) actually taken control of mozilla firefox

Comment 1

a year ago
Do you have a link to where you downloaded this software?
Group: firefox-core-security → mozilla-employee-confidential
Flags: needinfo?(pvchaitanya410)
(Reporter)

Comment 2

a year ago
(In reply to :Gijs from comment #1)
> Do you have a link to where you downloaded this software?

i can send you link but be careful

Comment 3

a year ago
(In reply to chaitanya from comment #2)
> (In reply to :Gijs from comment #1)
> > Do you have a link to where you downloaded this software?
> 
> i can send you link but be careful

Please just comment on this bug, yes. :-)

Comment 4

a year ago
It is not surprising that installing bad software can take over not only Firefox but your entire computer.
Group: mozilla-employee-confidential
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: a year ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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