Security and Intrusions

Ray Parrish crp at
Thu Jan 15 22:21:41 UTC 2009

John Hubbard wrote:
> Ray Parrish wrote:
>>  Why the heck 
>> is Mozilla grabbing over a quarter meg of data from me? I could see a 
>> few kb to check for upgrades, but 239K? That's quite a bit.
> What version of Firefox? Is it updating its list of bad websites. I seem 
> to remember that one of the betas for Firefox 3 did something like this. 
> It slowed my machine way down every few minutes. I thought that they 
> fixed it before the final release though.
Version 3.05... I don't think it's updating a bad web site list, as it 
is downloading the 239 K *from* my machine, not to it. It only sent 
around 36 K to my machine.

Later, Ray Parrish

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