Has there ever been rogue web browsers?

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  1. wutsup

    wutsup Registered Member

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    whats up wilders security!,

    ive just been thinking, since rogue anti virus' are really popular these days, and even now there are rogue defrag programs, has there ever been a fake/rogue version of popular web browsers such as firefox, google chrome, opera, etc etc.

    post your thoughts, wutsup
     
  2. vasa1

    vasa1 Registered Member

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    Be patient. It will happen. Especially involving a browser claiming to protect privacy :rolleyes:
     
  3. culla

    culla Registered Member

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    google are workin' on it :D
     
  4. CloneRanger

    CloneRanger Registered Member

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    :D ain't that the truth :D
     
  5. noone_particular

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    We had one for years. It was called IE6, the biggest malware magnet ever made. :D

    Not including Google or something similar from another data hoarding company, I wouldn't expect to see an actual rogue browser. You might see malware packaged to look like a browser. A browser is a pretty big piece of software. Building one just to infect someone would definitely be doing it the hard way.
     
  6. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    There likely has been and will be new scareware without a doubt as many Rogue applications attempt to infect your machine in new ways.
     
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