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Facebook flagging Palemoon as malware...

Postby Rickkins » Wed, 18 Apr 2018, 11:45

Not all the time, but when I go to post a link in my news group, I get:

It looks like one of the devices where you're logged into Facebook is being affected by harmful software called malware. To protect your account, you’re temporarily blocked from using Facebook as usual.
If you can, please remove the malware from the affected device now—we’ll help by giving instructions when you open Facebook on that device. Otherwise, the issue should be automatically resolved within a few days.
If you think you're seeing this by mistake, please let us know.


Yes, I have "let them know", but getting an actual human involved is not an easy task....

Just letting you know.

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Re: Facebook flagging Palemoon as malware...

Postby Rickkins » Wed, 18 Apr 2018, 12:03

Here is the page in question....

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https://www.facebook.com/groups/1213533955385479/

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Re: Facebook flagging Palemoon as malware...

Postby Moonchild » Wed, 18 Apr 2018, 15:36

No warnings thrown for me. Are you sure you don't have malware on your system? Are you perhaps using extensions that manipulate Facebook pages?
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Re: Facebook flagging Palemoon as malware...

Postby Rickkins » Wed, 18 Apr 2018, 16:27

The problem doesn't manifest itself on IE, or Firefox or Basilik(with all the same extensions) or Google Chrome with similar extensions(fbp & Adblock Plus)


It's no real problem as I assume they fix it soon, and Chrome gets the job done quite well. Just another poorly implemented algorithm on Faceturd's part.

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Re: Facebook flagging Palemoon as malware...

Postby Pale Moon Rising » Wed, 18 Apr 2018, 17:35

I have no problem with that URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1213533955385479/about/... (see screen-shot below)
FWIW I am using these two UA Overrides for FB:
general.useragent.override.facebook.com set to Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:3.4) Goanna/20180305 PaleMoon/27.8.1
general.useragent.override.fbcdn.net set to Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:3.4) Goanna/20180305 PaleMoon/27.8.1

The second one is probably not necessary but not totally sure....

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FB no problem.png
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Re: Facebook flagging Palemoon as malware...

Postby Rickkins » Wed, 18 Apr 2018, 18:02

Pale Moon Rising wrote:I have no problem with that URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1213533955385479/about/... (see screen-shot below)
FWIW I am using these two UA Overrides for FB:
general.useragent.override.facebook.com set to Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:3.4) Goanna/20180305 PaleMoon/27.8.1
general.useragent.override.fbcdn.net set to Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:3.4) Goanna/20180305 PaleMoon/27.8.1

The second one is probably not necessary but not totally sure....

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FB no problem.png


I can access the page just fine, the issue arises when I try to post a link.

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Re: Facebook flagging Palemoon as malware...

Postby moonburn » Wed, 18 Apr 2018, 18:09

at the risk of sending you down blind alleys...do you have greasemonkey installed and if so...do you have the facebook unsponsored script?...i was getting a very sticky, loop-loading sort of effect on facebook just a minute ago with 27.9.0 ...i did a manual update of addons and it updated facebook unsponsored in greasemonkey and it seems to be a bit smoother now. hope this helps.

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Re: Facebook flagging Palemoon as malware...

Postby Rickkins » Wed, 18 Apr 2018, 18:20

Yea, I was getting something like that a couple days ago, caused by FBP.

Quick update from the FBP folks fixed that right up...


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