Beware FireFox security add-ons

Interesting account of how an add-on for FireFox claiming to be a
security test included a backdoor that captured usernames & passwords.
If you’ve recently download “Mozilla Sniffer” you’ll want to pay
particular attention to this article:

http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2010/07/15/firefox-security-test-add-on-was-backdoored.html

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One Response to Beware FireFox security add-ons

  1. Alex Feldstein July 17, 2010 at 3:40 pm #

    Interesting Ted. I have been using Firefox as my primary browser for years. I do have a few addons but not that one. An eye opener. Thanks.

    Alex

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