Cyber ​​Alert: Government's warning to internet users, account will be wiped clean as soon as you run this browser!



To access the Internet it is necessary to use a browser. There are many internet browsers available in the market, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Safari. If you use Firefox, you need to be careful. The Indian government has issued an important warning regarding Firefox. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) has identified several vulnerabilities in this browser. Users using it may become victims of cyber attacks.

CERT-IN, the cyber security agency of the Government of India, has issued a strict warning for users using Firefox in India. CERT-IN has revealed that Firefox has several vulnerabilities that could allow cyber attackers to compromise users' devices. Taking advantage of these security vulnerabilities can lead to cyber-attacks on users' devices.

Firefox versions prior to 124 and Firefox ESR versions prior to 115.9 are vulnerable to cyber threats. Additionally, Mozilla Thunderbird versions prior to 115.9 are also at risk.

According to CERT-IN, vulnerabilities have been identified in Mozilla products due to Windows Error Reporter. This has provided an opportunity for hackers to target users through Mozilla Firefox. Firefox users may become victims of cyber attacks.

To reduce the risks associated with Firefox vulnerabilities, it is important to:

  • Update the Firefox browser to the latest version.
  • Keep automatic updates turned on to ensure timely protection.
  • Install antivirus and anti-malware software.
  • Use caution when browsing online and avoid clicking on suspicious links or downloading files from unknown sources.
  • Verify the authenticity of websites, especially official browser websites and cyber security agencies, to stay informed about cyber security risks.
  • Report any suspicious cyber activity or fraud immediately through the Cyber ​​Crime Portal (
  • Cyber ​​security is essential to protect personal information and prevent cybercrime. It is important to be alert and take necessary precautions while using the internet to protect yourself from potential cyber threats.