firefox infected

  saintorsinner 17:30 28 Apr 06

i have just installed firefox after numerous reccomendations but when i ran ewido straight after installing it i got 5 infected objects. is firefox infected? (double click, questionmarket,adtech)

  octal 17:43 28 Apr 06

They are tracking cookies, two of those are downloaded from this site, double click and adtech.

  octal 17:43 28 Apr 06

I should have added, they are harmless

  Stuartli 17:59 28 Apr 06

From the Cookies tab (Tools>Options) you can control cookies as you wish and prevent whatever websites you wish from installing cookies if necessary.

Firefox is pretty robust...:-)

  saintorsinner 18:17 28 Apr 06

thanks octal and stuartli - my fears were groundless as usual

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