Firefox sending huge mystery

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 14:33:55 UTC 2014


On 5 December 2014 at 14:11, Niles Rogoff <nilesrogoff at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Disable all your add-ons and see if it still happens. If it doesn't, it may be a malfunctioning script on a page you have open, or an attempt to exploit poodle3


Poodle3?   Google did not suggest anything obvious, but did suggest
some items that I did not want to know about.

Colin


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> On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 9:02 AM, Charles Irons <irons.charles at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Good day all
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>> I noticed data transmission going on in the System Monitor that I did not start.
>> It has sent out 127MB today.
>> After hunting for a cause I closed Firefox and the transmission stopped.
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>> Can anyone explain what Firefox is doing please? I am alarmed that my security is at risk.
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>> Thanks for your advice. Chas IRONS
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