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Re: Technical
« Reply #1875 on: August 11, 2017, 08:03:09 AM »
Current state of malicious Powershell script blocking
https://www.mrg-effitas.com/current-state-of-malicious-powershell-script-blocking/

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Re: Technical
« Reply #1876 on: August 12, 2017, 07:06:27 AM »
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Re: Technical
« Reply #1877 on: August 13, 2017, 10:29:38 AM »
WTF is Mughthesec!? - poking on a piece of undetected adware
https://objective-see.com/blog/blog_0x20.html
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Re: Technical
« Reply #1878 on: August 14, 2017, 06:43:33 AM »
SonicSpy: Over a thousand spyware apps discovered, some in Google Play
https://blog.lookout.com/sonicspy-spyware-threat-technical-research
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Re: Technical
« Reply #1879 on: August 15, 2017, 01:27:11 AM »

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Re: Technical
« Reply #1880 on: August 15, 2017, 10:07:41 AM »
Mozilla Will Kill Legacy Firefox Add-Ons in Exactly Three Months

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/mozilla-will-kill-legacy-firefox-add-ons-in-exactly-three-months/

This is definitely going to be fun (NOT) for Firefox users. I don't know about 80% of existing add-ons not being compatible with the new WebExtensions API, only one of my add-ons is compatible with the new WebExtensions API.

I too can also see this as a potentially massive exit for many firefox users as the add-ons were a very big draw.  As we get closer to the date and Mozilla see if developers have converted to the new WebExtensions I wonder if this too will be pushed back. 

In the past when Mozilla insisted on signed add-ons and that deadline kept getting pushed back as progress from developers was poor.
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Re: Technical
« Reply #1881 on: August 15, 2017, 10:22:20 AM »
Hi Dave, the good thing is, that with FF ESR we're good to go until July 2018.
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Re: Technical
« Reply #1882 on: August 15, 2017, 11:08:34 AM »
Hi Dave, the good thing is, that with FF ESR we're good to go until July 2018.

Yes, but isn't a little earlier than that it also drops support for XP OS.

Looks like I will probably be dropping back to the ESR build on my other two systems until this mess is sorted out.
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Re: Technical
« Reply #1883 on: August 15, 2017, 11:20:54 AM »
Hi Dave, the good thing is, that with FF ESR we're good to go until July 2018.
1. Yes, but isn't a little earlier than that it also drops support for XP OS.
2. Looks like I will probably be dropping back to the ESR build on my other two systems until this mess is sorted out.
1. Nope, the 52.x branch of FF ESR will still be supported for XP/Vista.
2. If so, consider: https://www.ghacks.net/2017/08/02/you-cannot-downgrade-firefox-55-profiles/
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Re: Technical
« Reply #1884 on: August 15, 2017, 12:02:53 PM »
Hi Dave, the good thing is, that with FF ESR we're good to go until July 2018.
1. Yes, but isn't a little earlier than that it also drops support for XP OS.
2. Looks like I will probably be dropping back to the ESR build on my other two systems until this mess is sorted out.
1. Nope, the 52.x branch of FF ESR will still be supported for XP/Vista.
2. If so, consider: https://www.ghacks.net/2017/08/02/you-cannot-downgrade-firefox-55-profiles/

2.  I'm assuming a clean install of the ESR version, not using an existing profile would work; I had seen this not using FF55 profile in earlier versions.
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Re: Technical
« Reply #1885 on: August 15, 2017, 12:08:58 PM »
I'm assuming a clean install of the ESR version, not using an existing profile would work; I had seen this not using FF55 profile in earlier versions.
Yep, should work. Cheers.
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Re: Technical
« Reply #1886 on: August 15, 2017, 08:29:02 PM »

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Re: Technical
« Reply #1887 on: August 16, 2017, 06:29:10 AM »
Wonder if ESR is really getting everything (security wise).
Sure, see: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/
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Re: Technical
« Reply #1888 on: August 16, 2017, 01:18:54 PM »
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Re: Technical
« Reply #1889 on: August 17, 2017, 06:55:17 AM »
unCaptcha: A Low-Resource Defeat of reCaptcha’s Audio Challenge
http://uncaptcha.cs.umd.edu/papers/uncaptcha_woot17.pdf
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