Top Firefox extensions can hide silent malware using easy pre-fab tool | The Register

Top Firefox extensions can hide silent malware using easy pre-fab tool; Darren Pauli; In The Register; 2016-04-04.
Teaser: The fix? No patch, just destroy all extensions.

Original Sources

  • Some Talk, at Black Hat Asia

Mentions

  • Firefox, Mozilla
  • Crossfire, demonstrator
  • Who
    • Ahmet Buyukkayhan, PhD (candidate, graduate?), Boston University
    • William Robertson, professor, Northeastern University.
  • Quoted
    • Nick Nguyen, product, Firefox, Mozilla
  • Firefox, next generation
    • WebExtensions, an API
    • Electrolysis initiative
  • Vulnerable
    • NoScript
    • Video DownloadHelper
    • GreaseMonkey
  • Unaffected
    • Adblock Plus

Previously

In The Register