Back again to the hacking tutorial after hectic time lately. Today we will discuss about Hacking Internet Users Password Using Malicious Firefox Plugin.
he title Hacking Internet Users Password Using Malicious Firefox Plugin is come after some users asking about the possiblity to gather username and password from browser plugin.
The answer is yes you can gather a username and password from internet users when they installed a malicious plugin.According to wikipedia a plugin is
In computing, a plug-in (or plugin, extension) is a software component that adds a specific feature to an existing software application. When an application supports plug-ins, it enables customization. The common examples are the plug-ins used in web browsers to add new features such as search-engines, virus scanners, or the ability to utilize a new file type such as a new video format. Continue reading
Microsoft Windows offers a feature-rich interface and several customization options that make it one of the most user friendly operating systems in the world. However, computer geeks would still love to hack the Windows Registry so as to add more extra features and functionalities to their operating system.
If you’re one such geek who would like to customize Windows in your own way, here is a list of 8 interesting registry hacks that you need to try:
1. Disable USB Devices:
Disabling USB ports can be a smart idea to add security to the computer. This can be really handy if the computer is on a public place where the chances of virus and other malware infection is really high. You can easily disable access to USB ports with the following registry hack:
- Open the Registry Editor (Start -> Run -> Type regedit and hit Enter)
- In the registry, navigate to the following key:
- In the right-side pane, double-click on “Start”.
- In the “Value data” field enter 4 and click on “OK”.
- Close the Registry Editor and reboot.
To enable USB devices, follow the same procedure as above except in the step-4 enter 3 in the “Value data” field.
Works on Windows XP, Vista and 7.