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Two things to be aware of. Nasties.
« on: August 15, 2018, 16:47:19 PM »
Mozilla no longer checks their extensions for Firefox...

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/10/03/mozilla-changes-review-process-for-firefox-webextensions

Some are not what they seem...

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/08/15/mozilla-recommended-privacy-extension-had-phone-home-feature

Along with that, GitHub is owned, now, by... er... Microsoft!

They're up to their old tricks, already...

https://github.com/selfagency/microsoft-drop-ice
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Re: Two things to be aware of. Nasties.
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2018, 17:45:44 PM »
I've had a few Firefox extensions ask for money to continue their task. All binned immediately, but it's a growing trend.

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Re: Two things to be aware of. Nasties.
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2018, 20:51:20 PM »
It's got to the stage where I don't trust any of them, really. At least Opera v12 isn't much of a target. :)
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