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Re: New Attack on Secure Browsing
From: Lyndon <lyndons () paradise net nz>
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2004 14:26:42 +1200

This thread is simply ludicrous.


JAT> This is Social Engineering, and a damn fine example!

JAT> This is in fact a pretty good fake-out: I'm sorry I didn't think of it
JAT> myself.

JAT> The obvious use here is in phishing expeditions: people *expect* that
JAT> little lock to be somewhere on the screen, but how many of them would
JAT> think "oh.  it's in the wrong place - it's fake."?  Far too few I'm
JAT> afraid.

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