Yesterday, Firefox users noticed a strange new plug-in popping up in their browsers.
A new plug-in called Looking Glass found its way into each instance of the new Firefox Quantum browser.
It was disabled by default, but users were still alarmed to see a plugin they hadn’t installed.
When they checked to see what Looking Glass did, they found a vague and ominous description— “MY REALITY IS JUST DIFFERENT THAN YOURS” — which did little to quiet suspicions.“I did not remember installing this add-on, [and] I would not knowingly install it,” one user wrote in the support forum.
“Any explanations welcome because I can’t find any reference online.”As it turned out, Looking Glass was part of Mr.
Robot’s long-running alternative reality game,……