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Microsoft sneaks Firefox extension into Windows update
Microsoft sneaks Firefox extension into Windows update.
On Tuesday, Firefox users began reporting on the mozillaZine forums that a “Search Helper Extension” had been mysteriously added to their browser upon restarting the application after the Windows Update installation.
Read the full article here: http://www.myce.com/news/microsoft-s...-update-30721/
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Re: Microsoft sneaks Firefox extension into Windows update
Very strange indeed.
I (do not exist without some privacy)
have (made human errors)
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hide (is the way to escape this)
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. When things start getting weird, it's pitchfork o'clock.
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It is very unscrupulous of Microsoft to sneak a Firefox extension into an "Important" Windows update. Shame on them!
I'm glad that it's easy to uninstall, but that doesn't forgive their behavior.
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