Security and Intrusions
crp at cmc.net
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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