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How Google is spying on you with firefox 3 safebrowsing

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by SpazzyMcSpazz, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. SpazzyMcSpazz

    SpazzyMcSpazz Regular Member

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    So whenever you visit a site, firefox sends the url to google to check for malware and phishing. WTF is this??? Wouldn't be easier if google just gave a list of bad sites and you'd compare it to that?

    Anyways, if you haven't already, set

    browser.safebrowsing.enabled

    and

    browser.safebrowsing.malware.enabled

    to false in about:config....

    No wonder we were getting screwed all this time! :)
     
  2. wild1

    wild1 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Hi

    Could you be more specific? I can't seem to understand where to find this so I can set it up
     
  3. 19w08

    19w08 Guest

    Yeah i wanna know more about this too...
     
  4. SpazzyMcSpazz

    SpazzyMcSpazz Regular Member

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    You can also change it by unchecking edit->preferences->security->tell me if the site....
     
  5. boobooboy

    boobooboy Regular Member

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    they also gather more information using google analytics and they can track sites you are visiting by your IP. Esp if you log into adwords, adsense or gmail and visit other sites without logging out. Even if your IP is changing, the second you log into any Google services, they can link it to back to you.
     
  6. SpazzyMcSpazz

    SpazzyMcSpazz Regular Member

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    Well that's why you shouldn't use chrome! :) I doubt they'd close a part of source because of that, it's pretty easy to find out if it really is sending some strange packets.

    Oh, and don't get me started about google toolbar! :) I thought I couldn't live without those sexy green bars but recently I did a clean install, never got it and I realize I don't miss it at all.

    And be sure to always clean up your google cookies, or use http://www.scroogle.org/scraper.html
     
  7. projectx

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