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Tab/browser hijacking?!?!?!?

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 07:17 PM

Every once in a while I stumble upon some kind of scam webpage which won't let me close the tab or do anything else unless I press something on a shady dialogue box saying "oh you didn't want to do exit, press ok and continue!" Is there a name for this so that I may find a good workaround for closing Firefox tabs?

Here is an example for any experts who are interested; a tinyurl from an unrelated YouTube video's description. I had to close the dialogue box from its titlebar close button, drag my tabs into a new window, and kill that window. htt<BROKEN>p://tinyu<BROKEN>rl.com/3xwhq6q


Edit: Moved topic from Web Browsing/Email and Other Internet Applications to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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