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Privacy concerns over popular ShowIP Firefox add-on

Privacy concerns over ShowIP Firefox add-on

A popular Firefox add-on appears to have started leaking private information about every website that users visit, including sensitive data which could identify individuals or reduce their security to a third-party server.

Mozilla pulls password-sniffing Firefox add-on

Mozilla pulls password-sniffing Firefox add-on

Mozilla has issued a warning that a Firefox add-on available from the official Mozilla Add-Ons website was secretly sending users' stolen passwords to a remote location. "Mozilla Sniffer" was uploaded to the Firefox add-on site on June 6th, but was Read more…

Mozilla admits Firefox add-on false alarm

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As I reported on this blog at the time, last week Mozilla warned that two Firefox add-ons had been found to be infected by malware. This week Mozilla has updated its blog in order to explain that one of those Read more…

Mozilla admits Firefox add-ons contained Trojan code

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Mozilla has issued a warning that two add-ons available from AMO (addons.mozilla.org, the Mozilla Add-ons website) were infected by malicious code capable of infecting Windows computers. According to a security notice on AMO's blog, the Master Filer add-on was infected Read more…