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- ---- Malware Targets Firefox Users' Passwords
tedster - 7:53 am on Dec 5, 2008 (gmt 0)
I'm glad it's rare, because it sure sounds evil.
|Users could be infected with the Trojan either from a drive-by download, which can infect a PC by exploiting a vulnerability in a browser, or by being duped into downloading it, Canja said. |
When it runs on a PC, it registers itself in Firefox's system files as "Greasemonkey," a well-known collection of scripts that add extra functionality to Web pages rendered by Firefox.
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