Monday, June 01, 2009

Microsoft's Own Firefox Attack

A bit scary:

In short, the February update to Windows installs the .NET Framework into Firefox (if you have it) which allows web pages to install software onto your machine with a single click - this means they could install security hacks onto your computer without you knowing, very easily. Either follow the instructions on the linked sites, or open your firefox Add-ons page (found under Tools on the menu bar) and disable the .NET Framework 1.0 addon.

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