Trojan forces Firefox to secretly store passwords

A trojan recently analysed by Webroot is said to rely on retrieving web page passwords from a browser’s password storage, rather than logging a user’s keyboard inputs. To make sure it will find all the interesting passwords in Firefox, the malware, called PWS-Nslog, makes some changes to jog the browser’s memory. A few manipulations in a JavaScript file prompt Firefox to store log-in information automatically and without requesting the user’s consent.

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