Russians use Firefox to Scam Paypal accounts

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TeamPlayer

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BitDefender®, one of the leading providers of antivirus solutions and data security announced that it has detected a new type of malware which steals the passwords. "Trojan.PWS.ChromeInject.A" as BitDefender Labs has named the new virus is a virus loaded on a computer through another malware presented as Firefox add-on in Plugin Mozilla Firefox browser folder. According to the specialists the malicious code runs every time Firefox is launched.

The specialists have found that the malware filters the data sent by the user to more than 100 banking websites such as bankofamerica.com, chase.com, Halifax-online.co.uk, wachovia.com, paypal.com and e-gold.com. All the grabbed IDs and passwords affected by Trojan.PWS.ChromeInject.A are sent to an Internet address type [removed] eex.ru. The domain name and server hosting are both based in Russia, where probably the virus was created.

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darkstar_tfd

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That is true, it is very hard to keep your PC clean and keeping in mind the FF is created mostly for webmasters who use a lot online banking systems...

Yet I cannot leave one system in favour of another system that is the same insecure.
 
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