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Spyware Posing as Flash Update Hits Firefox

Unread postby Vino Rosso » November 30th, 2009, 7:30 am

There's some sneaky, new malware on the loose, and this time, it's after the users of Mozilla's Firefox browser. According to Laptop Magazine, the plug-in poses as an update for Adobe's Flash Player. Users are taken through some fake steps and are lead to believe the installation was completed. No harm done, right?

http://www.switched.com/2009/08/31/spyw ... s-firefox/
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Re: Spyware Posing as Flash Update Hits Firefox

Unread postby turtledove » November 30th, 2009, 1:00 pm

Thank you, ..... Sneaky pests.... :evil:
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Re: Spyware Posing as Flash Update Hits Firefox

Unread postby PegasusNY » December 1st, 2009, 5:41 am

Yes, thank you.
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Re: Spyware Posing as Flash Update Hits Firefox

Unread postby malwarecide » December 1st, 2009, 6:45 am

:P Nice article 8)

thanks for the link :)
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