Hackers Are Abusing a Bug in Firefox to Take Over Computers - www.pcmag.com

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...'We are aware of targeted attacks in the wild abusing this flaw,' Mozilla said in the advisory.

...It's not clear how the hackers were exploiting the bug, but they likely created a malicious website to trigger the flaw.

...Hackers are exploiting a serious bug in the browser to take over computers.

..."We are aware of targeted attacks in the wild abusing this flaw," Firefox developer Mozilla warned in an advisory on Wednesday.

...Specifically, the bug can trigger a "Type confusion" flaw, which is when a software program blindly runs a piece of incompatible code.

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