Tag Archives: Antivirus

‘Greasemonkey’ Malware Targets Firefox

Researchers have discovered a new type of malware that collects passwords for banking sites but targets only Firefox. The malware, dubbed ‘Trojan.PWS.ChromeInject.A,’ sits in Firefox’s add-ons folder, registering itself as ‘Greasemonkey,’ the well-known collection of scripts that add functionality to Web pages rendered by Firefox.

Consumer Reports lists Microsoft AntiSpyware as #1

Consumer reports recently tallied up all the commercially available AntiSpyware programs and listed the beta of Microsoft AntiSpyware as their numero uno choice. See list here. I can’t say that I’m entirely surprised. Microsoft basically bought the AntiSpyware program then tweaked it a little. And who better to remove Spyware that uses Microsoft loopholes to… Read More »