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The malware poses as an Adobe Flash Player update but in reality its designed to log a user's browsing history, in particular their Google search queries within Firefox. This information is uploaded to a hacker-controlled server.
As reported at The Register:
Has anyone run into this yet?
[edited by: incrediBILL at 11:07 pm (utc) on Sep. 4, 2009]
[edit reason] clean up [/edit]
joined:June 15, 2001
Things like this could be make or break for Firefox. It will be vital for them to be seen to make the right response.