Mozilla yanks password-stealing Firefox add-on - 07/14/2010

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  2. dw426

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    Re: 07/14/2010 - Mozilla yanks password-stealing Firefox add-on

    Add-ons, both a blessing and a curse.
     
  3. acr1965

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    Re: 07/14/2010 - Mozilla yanks password-stealing Firefox add-on

    What company is behind “Mozilla Sniffer” ?
     
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    Re: 07/14/2010 - Mozilla yanks password-stealing Firefox add-on

    You would think the code would be reviewed before these extensions are approved. Even the name should have rang a bell.
     
  5. vasa1

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    Re: 07/14/2010 - Mozilla yanks password-stealing Firefox add-on

    The second link that Sir Peter provided also talks of a second add-on, CoolPreviews, that is of concern as well.
     
  6. tlu

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    This is another confirmation that one should not install unreviewed extensions.



    The CoolPreviews issue is different, though.

    BTW: The same problem can occur with Google Chrome extensions as shown here.
     
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