Firefox/Yandex browser

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  1. Ocky

    Ocky Registered Member

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    Someone told me that they have a 'Firefox/Yandex' browser supposedly for security. What is it and where can one get it? (Or is Yandex just an add-on?).
     
  2. TairikuOkami

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  3. Brummelchen

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    "secure" - ofc :rolleyes:
    Code:
    {
      "antishock": {
        "enabled": false
      },
      "api": {
        "yandex_export_reginfo_url": "https://export.yandex.com/bar/reginfo-with-quotes.xml?lang=%locale%"
      },
      "api_host": "api.browser.yandex.com",
      "base_host": "yandex.ru",
      "brand_id": "int",
      "cookies": [
        {
          "name": "ybzcc",
          "portal": true,
          "url": ".yandex.ru",
          "value": "int"
        },
        {
          "name": "ybzcc",
          "portal": true,
          "url": ".yandex.com",
          "value": "int"
        }
      ],
      "customized_resources": {
        "IDR_PRODUCT_LOGO_NAME_51_EN": "about_logo_en",
        "IDR_PRODUCT_LOGO_NAME_51_RU": "about_logo_ru"
      },
      "dictionaries": {
        "download_url": "https://storage.ape.yandex.net/get/browser/dicts/%s.bdic"
      },
      "disk": {
        "download_url_mac": "https://webdav.yandex.ru/share/dist/Yandex.Disk.Mac.dmg?root",
        "download_url_win": "https://webdav.yandex.ru/share/dist/YandexDiskSetupPackEn.exe?root",
        "host": "disk.yandex.com",
        "liscence_url": "https://yandex.com/legal/disk_agreement/"
      },
      "feedback": {
        "channel": "release",
        "url": "https://browser.yandex.com/feedback/"
      },
      "first_run": {
        "show_search_engine_dialog": false
      },
      "forced_top_sites": [
        {
          "day_count": 21,
          "url": "https://www.booking.com/?aid=1183933",
          "visits_per_day": 5
        },
        {
          "day_count": 21,
          "url": "https://facebook.com",
          "visits_per_day": 6
        }
      ],
      "inside": {
        "associated_info_url": "https://api.browser.yandex.com/flipside/get2",
        "enabled": false,
        "map_image_url": "https://static-maps.yandex.com/1.x/?locale=en_US",
        "map_search_url": "https://yandex.com/maps/?"
      },
      "install": {
        "alternate_installer_title": true,
        "conf_policy_url": "https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/",
        "need_ppapi_flash": false,
        "setup_url": "http://download.cdn.yandex.net/browser/int/browser-setup.arc"
      },
      "interface": {
        "calipso_interface_switch_welcome_url": "",
        "classic_interface_switch_welcome_url": "https://browser.yandex.com/welcome-switch/?feedback=yes&lang=%locale%&%clid%&%partner_id%&%banerid%&%old_browser_version%",
        "infobar_logo": "logo_en",
        "yandex_button": false
      },
      "languages": {
        "accept": "auto",
        "interface": ""
      },
      "lbs_host": "yandex.net",
      "license_url": "https://yandex.com/legal/browser_agreement/",
      "notifications": {
        "sources": "yamail"
      },
      "omnibox": {
        "thirdparty_urlless": true
      },
      "pages": {
        "add_flash_cookie_url": "https://browser.yandex.com/zombie/wp.html",
        "help_url": "https://api.browser.yandex.com/redirect/help/",
        "net_error_page_url": "https://browser.yandex.com/urlerror/?lang=%locale%&clid=%clid%&url=%url%&error=%error%",
        "oauth_host": "oauth.yandex.com",
        "passport_host": "passport.yandex.com",
        "protect_url": "https://browser.yandex.com/security/",
        "safe_browsing_url": "https://browser.yandex.com/safebrowsing/",
        "search_web_for_image_url": "",
        "signin_url": "https://browser.yandex.com/sync/?lang=%locale%",
        "update_promo_url": "https://browser.yandex.com/?from=strip_YB__creative1_upd"
      },
      "partner_id": "",
      "search_engines": {
        "default_id": 3,
        "items": [
          {
            "id": 3,
            "search_url": "http://www.trovi.com/Results.aspx?q={searchTerms}&gd=SY1000319&SearchSource=58&UM=8",
            "suggest_url": "http://api.bing.com/osjson.aspx?query={searchTerms}"
          }
        ]
      },
      "sec_api_host": "sec.api.browser.yandex.com",
      "share_panel_services": [
        "fb",
        "tw",
        "email"
      ],
      "signature": "679fa56589ea81390b3042107621c78b6dc4b5b50dddfd4569c16feed47e923b",
      "sovetnik": {
        "default_mode": 1,
        "enabled": true
      },
      "tableau": {
        "custo_default_wallpaper": "mountains",
        "custo_obsolete_wallpaper": "custowhite",
        "custom_black_list_url": "https://api.browser.yandex.com/dashboard3/blist",
        "default_wallpaper": "1",
        "preset_url": "https://api.browser.yandex.com/ntp/get/?brandID=int",
        "suggest_url": "https://api.browser.yandex.com/dashboard-suggest?part=%s&uil=en",
        "wallpapers": [
          "0",
          "1",
          "2",
          "31",
          "3",
          "4",
          "5",
          "6",
          "11",
          "10",
          "15",
          "33",
          "16",
          "18",
          "34",
          "mountains",
          "misty_forest",
          "fir_tree",
          "web",
          "sea",
          "meadow",
          "flowers",
          "peak",
          "raindrops",
          "stars",
          "custogray"
        ],
        "wallpapers_url": "https://storage.ape.yandex.net/get/browser/TableauBackgrounds/"
      },
      "translate": {
        "enable_if_ui_lang_not_in_targets": false,
        "language_list_url": "https://storage.ape.yandex.net/get/browser/translator/lang_162.js",
        "script_url": "https://storage.ape.yandex.net/get/browser/translator/tloader_v152.js",
        "security_origin": "https://translate.yandex.net",
        "target_languages": "en,uk,ru,tr,de,pt,es,fr,it,cs"
      },
      "urls": {
        "cardsec": "https://api.browser.yandex.com/sba/page-status",
        "hips_help": "https://yandex.com/support/browser/security/protection.xml?ncrnd=847",
        "variations": "https://api.browser.yandex.net/content/get/experiments/browser.proto"
      },
      "welcome_page": {
        "activation": true,
        "install_url": "https://browser.yandex.com/welcome-install/?lang=%locale%&%clid%&%partner_id%&%banerid%&%old_browser_version%",
        "metrika_url": "https://browser.yandex.com/activation/metrika/?lang=%locale%&%clid%&%partner_id%&%banerid%&%old_browser_version%",
        "update_url": "https://browser.yandex.com/welcome-update/?lang=%locale%&%clid%&%partner_id%&%banerid%&%old_browser_version%",
        "version": "17.4.1"
      },
      "yandex_search": {
        "name": "Yandex"
      },
      "zen": {
        "api_url": "",
        "api_url_web": "",
        "country_code": "",
        "domain": "",
        "web_url": "https://brozen.yandex.ru",
        "webzen_api_version": "2.0"
      }
    }
    
    BTW current build is "17.4.1.758" and contains Chrome(ium)
    http://cache-mskstoredata05.cdn.yandex.net/download.cdn.yandex.net/browser/int/browser-setup.arc
    extract with 7zip
     
    Last edited: May 15, 2017
  4. NormanF

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    Yandex is a browser from the Russian search giant Yandex.

    Its based on the Chromium Blink engine.
     
  5. Ocky

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    Well she probably meant that she has both browsers as there obviously is no such animal as a Firefox/Yandex browser.
    @Brummelchen: Yandex not secure? Or what do you mean by "secure" - ofc?
     
  6. Brummelchen

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    ofc NOT - the script tells it all - too much sniffing (telemetrie) and ad crap.

    as i always tell - forget those third party **** crap named "secure browser". stay with the originals!

    yandex russia is like google usa.
     
  7. TairikuOkami

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    If you call features telemetry then yes, it is full of telemetry like search suggestions, opera turbo, usage statistics, crash reports, sync, translation, etc (all can be disabled).
     
  8. danielson

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    Maybe less "sniffing" with Yandex than UCbrowser...
     
  9. Ocky

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    Ah, looks like bad malware, she writes:
    "when I open firefox, the start page is Yandex. Yandex is OK but sometimes a bit complicated in that it comes up with
    results in Russian which I don’t need. ( I always wondered why I can’t just have only Firefox)"
    To remove it I told her to check in C.Panel add/remove programs for anything Yandex or perhaps stuff installed by Yandex and uninstall that.
    Then I said to export her bookmarks and delete the FF profile followed by an uninstall and reinstall of Firefox. Restore the bookmarks
    and definitely get uBlocko
    I may be totally wrong and Yandex may reappear, so if anyone can advise how to 'nuke' it for good, I would appreciate it.
     
  10. TairikuOkami

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    Thanks TairikuOkami
    Let's try that first.
     
  12. Brummelchen

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    with chromium i dont have such trouble - its more pure. "turbo" = preload of sites = off, translation off (google service, i use qtranslate).
    at least i do not had any crash with chromium.
     
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  14. KeyPer4Life

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    There is a Yandex toolbar add-on extension for Mozilla Firefox and also a Yandex search engine.
     
  15. NormanF

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    Yandex is the largest search engine provider in Russia/Ukraine/Belarus and the CIS.

    Its comparable to Google in USA.
     
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