As Firefox is one of the favorite browser of hackers because we can crack websites and people's social network with help of it.Firefox is mainstay, more stable and faster than firefox has a lot of addon / extension that is very helpful for a variety of matters. But not every add on help users, there is also an addon that intercepting and sending the username / password when users log into the email.
Here are tips:
- Do not indiscriminate install an addon that you do not know. Install the addon only from the official website of Firefox Add on: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/
- Install Addon only from sites that use https. Https usage is very important that you do not get lost trying to access the fake website that gives you an addon that has been poisoned with spyware.
- If you are in the public computers, use Firefox in Safe Mode (safe mode). This mode is the mode by turning off all running firefox addon available.
- Although the addon can hide from Firefox addon list, but still she could not hide in the file system. If you are in doubt, please open your Firefox profile folder. Usually in:
- C: Documents and Settings <username> Application Data Mozilla Firefox Profiles <some-random-text> extensions