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Malware writers favour Firefox.


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#1 mtvessel

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Posted 21 August 2009 - 05:19 AM

Malware writers overwhelmingly pick Firefox to infect others,
because the open-source browser doesn't leave them open.



http://tinyurl.com/nro5oc


EDIT: Movd to more appropriate forum

Edited by garmanma, 21 August 2009 - 10:30 AM.

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Posted 22 August 2009 - 03:49 AM

With Malware writers you mean kids or exploit-newbees seeking newly made sites offering "advice"? I dont think this tell much about what real, "serious" malware writers use, or why that should matter. They have their own little "network". Besides, on almost any "technical" computer related website you will come to same conclusion, the more people know, or think they know, the higher tendency to use Firefox - and so we can conclude only "dumb" people use IE :thumbsup:

Royal was able to monitor the browser, IP address, and in some cases operating system of many of the operators of these sites by sneaking a line of JavaScript into the referrer fields of browsers he had visit the site.


Oh no, busted! :flowers:




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