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Windows 7: Trojans detected on 2 Mozilla Addons.

05 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
Trojans detected on 2 Mozilla Addons.

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Please read: Security Issue on AMO

Two experimental add-ons, Version 4.0 of Sothink Web Video Downloader and all versions of Master Filer were found to contain Trojan code aimed at Windows users. Version 4.0 of Sothink Web Video Downloader contained Win32.LdPinch.gen, and Master Filer contained Win32.Bifrose.32.Bifrose Trojan. Both add-ons have been disabled on AMO.

Impact to users

If a user installs one of these infected add-ons, the trojan would be executed when Firefox starts and the host computer would be infected by the trojan. Uninstalling these add-ons does not remove the trojan from a user’s system. Users with either of these add-ons should uninstall them immediately. Since uninstalling these extensions does not remove the trojan from a user’s system, an antivirus program should be used to scan and remove any infections.
more: Please read: Security Issue on AMO Mozilla Add-ons Blog

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05 Feb 2010   #2

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)

THANKS jav !
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06 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

try installing malwarebytes to see if anything like spyware is infecting your pc
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06 Feb 2010   #4


firefox works perfectly with no add ons at all. Starts up instantly and renders most pages in less than a second
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06 Feb 2010   #5

Win-7HP, VistaHP, XP

Yeah there is a fake FF update going around to which is bad & virus etc.. Just seen it yesterday posted from PCworld i think it was.
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