Firefox plug-in Trojan harvests logins

Virus writers have latched onto the popularity of Firefox with a new variant on the established practice of stealing online banking passwords.

A password pinching Trojan that poses as a Firefox Plugin is doing the rounds, Romanian security firm BitDefender warns. ChromeInject-A is typically downloaded onto Windows PCs already compromised by other strains of malware.

3 Replies to “Firefox plug-in Trojan harvests logins”

  1. This is one of Opera’s both good and bad sides: it is not widely used so virus writers haven’t recognized it as a “profitable market”. :ko: I just hope they don’t compromise The Wand.

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