A New Vector For Hackers -- Firefox Add-Ons

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by ronjor, May 30, 2007.

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  1. ronjor

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    So, the best way is to install the updates only from the addons.mozilla.org site, I guess. Also, perhaps I´m a bit paranoid but I always refuse to install extensions if not hosted on the official site.
     
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    I don't think that is being paranoid, just sensible!

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    4give if this is a dumb question, but what's the extra "s" stand for? Secure?
    I've got maybe a dozen Add-ons, and I always use the built-in updater. I've never installed one that didn't have a high number of positive reviews over a period of time, but other than that I can't say I've really worried about them.
     
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