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Spoofing SSL in Firefox 3

May 20, 2008, 12:45 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eddy Nigg)

[ Thanks to Eddy Nigg for this link. ]

"I'm running dutifully the pre-release versions of Firefox 3 since the alpha releases and have seen the changes the browser has made during this time. A big surprise was however how something very significant changed suddenly after updating to the first release candidate. Before that, I had always the address bar colored in yellow when connected to a secure site. Needless to say that due to my job, that most site I'm accessing are secured, being it internal administrative interfaces, our own public sites or that of our subscribers (which need some help here and there). I'm sure I'm not the only one who has his eyes trained to look for that indicator.

"As with Firefox 3 release candidate 1 the yellow address bar is gone--he address bar remains white as with regular pages, there is no padlock to see nor any other visual indicator..."

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