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Hackers smoke out Firefox August 2, 2006

Posted by rjdohnert in Tech News.

Hackers have found a hole in the open-source Firefox browser that enables them to malicously exploit the browser and monitor people’s activity on the Internet.The Infostealer.Snifula uses works as an extension to Firefox but installs malicious Trojans that are loaded at start-up. The Trojan captures contents of form submission events including passwords and forwards them to its main process where it is sent to the remote attacker.

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My Thoughts; I thought it was once said that many eyes on source code makes bugs shallow.  I guess they were wrong



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