getting firefox popunders wtf?

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  1. stoliohranj

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    lately i've been getting more and more firefox pop-unders. even at sites like www.ebaumsworld.com anyone know how to take care of this?
     
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    www.opera.com

    Firefox *used* to be good... But they lost all credibility when attacking MSIE, saying that their product was inheriently better. They have since gained popularity, and spyware/malware developers have begun to target them. Now the truth is very apparant -- MSIE was a good product -- but it's popularity is what made it insecure. Firefox is following that path.

    Opera is truely different. Download it. Live it. Love it. I converted to Opera back in 1999, and I have not looked back since. It's faster than both MSIE and Firefox, and it's truely secure.
     
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    :rolleyes:

    So because some advertising gets through, Firefox is insecure? When I start to get Trojans and virii just by browsing websites in Firefox, THEN you can tell me it's following IE's path. Since Firefox doesn't implement ActiveX, I don't see that happening anytime soon. I still scan with Spybot and AdAware every 2-4 weeks or so, and they haven't come up with a single complaint lately. IE was not a good product. Its tight integration with the OS is a built-in vulnerability. Have fun paying for Opera or staring at its advertising. The rest of us are doing just fine with Firefox.

    To address the thread starter: Popups and popunders are coming from two main sources: Flash and click-event hitchhikers. I'd recommend looking into the AdBlock and Flashblock extensions. If you don't like them, they're easy to remove.
     
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    Opera is a mere $20... That is WELL worth it for a browser that has a smaller footprint, and is MUCH faster than Firefox. Have you seen how much RAM firefox guzzles? I'll pass, thanks.
     
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    there is NOTHING wrong with IE, *IF* you configure it properly

    and that's the problem, fukn IDIOTS don't take the time to do that, then they get hit up with problems, and blame IE

    RTFM, ladies...
     
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    I just wish you'd use a fact, even one, in your post.
     
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    No browser should need to be configured to keep you safe on the Internet. So what exactly did you configure within IE to keep yourself safe?
     
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    I don't think I remember a time when all 512MB of my system memory was being used, so FF using up more than some other browser isn't much of a concern.
     
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    a) i don't want to waste money on a browser
    b) i used opera back about a year ago, liked it for a little while, then it got cumbersome. there is just too much shit going on. i love firefox and its resource usage, i just don't like the popunders.
    c) after reading your posts for the last few days i don't trust your judgement on computer related issues.
     
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    thanks i'll look ingto flashblock.
     
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    :priceless:
     
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    price: 39 USD
    http://www.opera.com/buy/
     
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    website www.casalemedia.com is the only one that makes those popunders appear, their code is a javascript... looks like this :

    Code:
    <!-- Casale Media 2005 (C) -->
    <!-- Ad Format: Pop Under -->
    <!-- Domain(s): whatever.com -->
    <script language="Javascript"><!--
    var d=new Date();var r=(d.getTime()%8673806982)+Math.random();var u=escape(window.location.href);
    var host=' language="Javascript" src="[url="http://as.casalemedia.com/s?s='"]http://as.casalemedia.com/s?s='[/url];
    document.write('<scr'+'ipt'+host+'60936&u='+u+'&f=1&id='+r+'"></scr'+'ipt>');
    //--></script>
    <!-- Casale Media 2005 (C) -->
     
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    Good find! :bigthumb:
     
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    so blocking casalemedia will halt the popunders?
     
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    shut the fuck asshat. my post was in response to jdog12
     
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    please, when you yell at me, get your grammar correct first.
     
  20. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    :werd: Some people seem to think (or blatantly state that they think) that everyone should need a license to operate a computer. I believe the opposite. Software should work for people out of the box, people shouldn't have to do any work to get their software to work for them.

    That's $20 more than $0, and you can't put a price on freedom.
     
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    RAM costs more than $20... So you end up making the money back in the RAM that opera saves you over firefox :mamoru:
     
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    Service Pack 2...

    I use IE everyday and have zero popup and virus/spyware issues...

    Sorry to say it, but running a firewall and popup blocker is just common sense now...
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    I currently have both Opera 8.0 and Firefox 1.04 running, with the same pages open in tabs in both browsers. Firefox is using about 5MB more RAM than Opera, a difference which is negligible on a machine with a gig of RAM. So, the RAM savings are a moot point.

    Firefox's interface looks like that of my WM, while Opera looks completely different. Opera has ads at the top, FF does not. Opera restricts my freedom, FF does not. I'll stick to using Firefox for now.
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    I have nothing but free software on my system, and it all works just fine. I have done little to no fiddling to get it working exactly the way I like it. If someone were to release a product that I just couldn't live without and that there was no free alternative for, I'd buy it. But I haven't encountered any software like that yet.
     
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    :werd: Here's the 46 best-ever freeware utilities as judged by blah blah.....


    Merry Christmas :mamoru:
     

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