Last Comment Bug 810016 - Blocklist Savings Sidekick add-on
: Blocklist Savings Sidekick add-on
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
:
Product: Toolkit
Classification: Components
Component: Blocklisting (show other bugs)
: unspecified
: x86_64 Linux
: -- normal (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Jorge Villalobos [:jorgev]
:
Mentors:
http://grabit.en.softonic.com/
Depends on:
Blocks: softonic
  Show dependency treegraph
 
Reported: 2012-11-08 13:04 PST by Kris Maglione [:kmag]
Modified: 2016-03-07 15:30 PST (History)
4 users (show)
See Also:
Crash Signature:
(edit)
QA Whiteboard:
Iteration: ---
Points: ---
Has Regression Range: ---
Has STR: ---


Attachments

Description Kris Maglione [:kmag] 2012-11-08 13:04:45 PST
This add-on is installed silently by Softonic installers (see URL). It's crapware that linkifies random text on web pages, with on-hover ads and possibly new unasked-for tabs from time to time.

ID: crossriderapp5060@crossrider.com

I have a copy of the XPI if needed.
Comment 1 Jorge Villalobos [:jorgev] 2012-11-08 13:08:57 PST
What does it do that merits blocklisting?
Comment 2 Kris Maglione [:kmag] 2012-11-08 13:09:57 PST
The silent install. It bypasses about:newaddon
Comment 3 Kris Maglione [:kmag] 2012-11-15 12:32:45 PST
Sorry for the bugspam. Changing dependency chain to cut down some.
Comment 4 Jorge Villalobos [:jorgev] 2012-11-29 16:31:41 PST
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/blocked/i228

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.