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RE: [in] Re: IE is just as safe as FireFox
From: "joe" <mvp () joeware net>
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2004 12:21:57 -0500

LOL, ok you have me on that one. It is something, but very little. :oD

  Joe

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Let me choose if I even want a browser loaded thanks!

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Frank Knobbe [mailto:frank () knobbe us] 
Sent: Saturday, November 20, 2004 11:54 AM
To: joe
Cc: full-disclosure () lists netsys com
Subject: RE: [in] Re: [Full-disclosure] IE is just as safe as FireFox

On Sat, 2004-11-20 at 08:20, joe wrote:
I agree with your initial comment, they can both be changed. I also 
agree they both do little.

I don't agree that the hardcoding in the source does anything for you. 

Well, it *allows* you to change the ID of the superuser account to something
else. But of course that is obfuscation, and is quickly discovered (just
check what ID owns /bin/* and so on). Nevertheless, you have the *ability*
to change the ID. You can't do that with Windows. 

(Yeah, cheap shot I know... ;)

Cheers,
Frank


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