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FireFox Add-on warning on CNet
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February 6, 2010
6:51 PM
Forum Posts: 786
Member Since:
May 28, 2009

I found this article by accident this morning.

Since it's on CNet, I have a tendancy to trust it.

But you should make up your own mind, obviously.…..31-12.html

Here's a snippet of the article so you can decide if

you want to go to their site to read the whole thing.


February 5, 2010 1:31 PM PST

Mozilla yanks infected add-ons, warns users

Mozilla on Friday pulled two programs from its

Firefox browser add-on site for containing

malware. Sothink Web Video Downloader 4.0

and all versions of Master Filer were found to

contain Trojan horse code aimed at Windows



[Edited formating because sentances were

being cut off when I posted it]

February 7, 2010
12:30 AM
Ramesh Kumar
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Member Since:
February 1, 2010

Thanks Wheezer for this useful tip:smile:


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