Firefox opens a web page to download the update to Firefox

Firefox opens the yahoo.com homepage, but another tab open with FF color and the logo indicating to download this update to Firefox. https://oophig-tools.com/3571824514203/0a3f0fb3b55733687efd3c163838392c/b65d0c99f71438740adbe2e913464f86.html I checked the start page that is only Yahoo.com and I checked the addons and plugins that only has the correct plugins listed. I use Avast with Avast FF addon and Avast says the website is legitimate (LOL). The downloaded file is a JS file, and I did not download it. What's funny, it's the web address, I listed does not load if I manually enter the web address. I can't find anything on this web page.

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uBlock origin seems to be effective to stop such false update messages. at least he did when I tested it in July not long after this feat firstly saw the day and I was able to catch him.

Long thread here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1129758

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