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Positive Indicators (Phishing Alerts in Firefox)

May 14, 2009, 17:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eddy Nigg)

[ Thanks to Eddy Nigg for this link. ]

"So far this apparently just worked fine because a somewhat careless user simply doesn;t pay attention to the microscopic indicators the browsers used to give us in the past. Well, that's perhaps an overstatement, but we learned that attacks seem to work very well, because there were not enough prominent indicators which would make a user aware that a site is not secured and that the site isn't even the one thought to be. I've complained in a previous article that the address bar in Firefox could look like this:"

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