Firefox extension flaw exposed millions of users to hidden hack attacks

Roland Moore-Colyer
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 Firefox’s extension structure can be exploited by hackers
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Firefox’s extension structure can be exploited by hackers

Hackers can exploit third-party browser add-ons to steal user data

A flaw in the way Firefox handles extensions has been discovered to have the potential to expose millions of users to malicious code hidden by hackers in browser add-ons. Researchers from Northeastern...

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