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Getting round website authentication with Firefox
From: account.throw () gmail com
Date: 24 Jul 2005 23:52:11 -0000

Using firefox's "save target as" feature, you can get round web authentication.

Make a password protected directory (with a video file inside) (using .htaccess and htpasswd), check that it actully 
requires a login when you click the link to the video normally, then create a hyperlink to the file, right click save 
as - oh snap, it doesn't ask for authentication.

I've only tested it with a video file and Firefox 1.0.6.


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