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Hackers Exploit In Mozilla's Firefox Browser


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Posted 01 August 2006 - 06:52 AM

An exploit in Mozilla's Firefox browser has been found that can hijack the software and monitor submit-and-click events.

The Infostealer.Snifula, which is based on XPCOMs (cross-platform component object models) that developers use to create extensions for the Firefox browser, installs malicious Trojans that are loaded at startup. The Trojan captures contents of form-submission events, including passwords, and forwards them to its main process where it is sent to the remote attacker..

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Edited by quietman7, 01 August 2006 - 06:53 AM.

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