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[*] Post 403284 posted on 7-2-2010 at 12:00 Reply With Quote
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Well it's now come to pass as I said it would, Firefox is being targeted and it's Extensions is the vector of choice. In case you don't realise Extensions allow unfettered access to the whole browser, so be careful what you install...

http://download.cnet.com/8301-2007_4-10448331-12.html

I do believe Firefox is in the process of trying to lock down the browser and Extensions.
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[*] Post 403293 posted on 7-2-2010 at 14:01 Reply With Quote


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[*] Post 403299 posted on 7-2-2010 at 15:16 Reply With Quote


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Well it's now come to pass as I said it would, Firefox is being targeted and it's Extensions is the vector of choice. In case you don't realise Extensions allow unfettered access to the whole browser, so be careful what you install...

http://download.cnet.com/8301-2007_4-10448331-12.html

I do believe Firefox is in the process of trying to lock down the browser and Extensions.


Saw this a few days ago. IIRC it was a video downloader that caused the scare, so could potentially have been very nasty... FF is crap anyway. :D
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