Fake Firefox Password-stealing Trojan Email

Scammers and cybercriminals are spreading a new malware over email messages, which contains a link to Firefox software update that claims that it fixes security vulnerabilities in Mozilla browser but definitely link lead to a Mozilla Firefox 5.0.1 patch embedded with Trojan horse Troj/PWS-BSF.

The trojan is identified as Troj/PWS-BSF.

The mail that is received has contents as stated below.

Important notice

A Firefox software update is a quick download of small amounts of new code to your existing Firefox browser. These small patches can contain security fixes or other little changes to the browser to ensure that you are using the best version of Firefox available. Firefox is constantly evolving as our community finds ways to make it better, and as we adjust to the latest security threats. Keeping your Firefox up-to-date is the best way to make sure that you are using the smartest, fastest and . most importantly . safest version of Firefox available. A Firefox update will not make any changes to your bookmarks, saved passwords or other settings. However, there is a possibility that some of your Add-ons won.t be immediately compatible with new updates.

For security reasons please update your firefox version now


So if you receive any such message report it so the necessary actions are taken against the sender.

And remember that by default, Firefox is configured to automatically check for updates for itself and notify you when one is available. When prompted, just click OK and the newest version will be downloaded and installed on your computer.

Also you can download the real latest version of Firefox from here.