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Firefox Extensions Waiting to Be Exploited

Jun 21, 2007, 02:00 (2 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Matt D. for this link. ]

"Do you think you are safe with Firefox? In general, I would agree with you. But at the same time, I would also point out that there is a fairly sizable security concern that may be addressed, as effectively as some security experts might like. It's called the Firefox extension.

"As pointed out in this recent piece, it can be done from most local WiFi hotspots with the proper know how, and of course, the desire to do the dastardly deed. By the same token, let's examine what is involved to make this threat a reality for the causal Firefox user..."

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