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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Mozilla Firefox False Contains Trojan Virus Appears To Steal Password

A researcher of Sophos warned about a Trojan virus that threatens the users of Mozilla FireFox.
Researchers said the spread of this virus is by email. He mentioned that if there is a notification email with the subject 'New Version released' from email with is false. Email is a means of virus to infect Mozilla is already installed on your PC.

The email contains a message that to get the latest update of Mozilla FireFox, PC owners must download a small file which is a patch file. Next patch, said in an email message, it will fix the number of safety features and minor changes to the browser view.

The following is an email message in full:
"A FireFox software update is a quick download of small amounts of new code to your existing FireFox browser. These small patches can contain security fixes or other little changes to the browser to Ensure That you are using the best available version of FireFox.

"FireFox is Constantly evolving as our community finds Airways to make it better, and As We adjust to the latest security threats. Keeping your FireFox up-to-date is the best way to make-sure That you are using the smartest, fastest and. most importantly. safest version of FireFox available.

"A FireFox update Will not Make any changes to your bookmarks, saved passwords or other settings. However, there is a possibility That some of your Add-ons won.t IMMEDIATELY be compatible with new updates. "

At the bottom of the email, there is a link that refers to the address This is actually an executable file is an installer for Mozilla FireFox 5.0.1 with password Stealer. This virus will try to divert the attention of PC owners, while the virus is still working underground.

image source : Mozilla FireFox Browser

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