±Forensic Focus Partners

Become an advertising partner

±Your Account


Forgotten password/username?

Site Members:

New Today: 0 Overall: 36618
New Yesterday: 10 Visitors: 127

±Follow Forensic Focus

Forensic Focus Facebook PageForensic Focus on TwitterForensic Focus LinkedIn GroupForensic Focus YouTube Channel

RSS feeds: News Forums Articles

±Latest Articles

±Latest Videos

±Latest Jobs

Firefox Extensions

Discussion of legislation relating to computer forensics.
Reply to topicReply to topic Printer Friendly Page
Forum FAQSearchView unanswered posts

Senior Member

Firefox Extensions

Post Posted: Jun 01, 07 19:57

According to security researcher Christopher Soghoian many widely used Firefox extensions, including toolbars from Google, Yahoo, and AOL, do not use secure connections to update themselves. His research highlights that it is possible to leave users vulnerable to a "man-in-the middle" attack, which could trick Firefox into downloading malicious software from a site it mistakenly thought was hosting an extension.


Page 1 of 1