Firefox Scam Revisited

Got an email this morning from Firefox suggesting an upgrade to Firefox 8.0, and was almost taken in.  But on closer inspection I found that it came from Firefoxx.com .  This is a more sophisticated version of the scam from a month ago:  http://blog.coras-it.co.uk/firefox-update-scam/

It was quite appealing, especially the message about being ‘optimised for Facebook’, I can imagine some people falling for it.  However the download link doesn’t go to Mozilla’s site.  Other people have also got them – see

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/questions/897734  

If you get one of these ….. bin it!

The correct site for Firefox v.8.0 is http://www.mozilla.org/

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