[LINK] Trustworthiness of Declarations of Untrustworthiness

Rick Welykochy rick at praxis.com.au
Mon Nov 14 16:42:12 AEDT 2011

Karl Auer wrote:

> On Sun, 2011-11-13 at 20:09 -0800, Rick Welykochy wrote:
>> I just tried to secure login page at the following URL:
>> <https://ib.nab.com.au/nabib/index.jsp>
>> with both Safari and Mozilla (Seamonkey). Both accepted the certificate
>> as valid.

Sorry. I FIRST navigated to <http://nab.com.au> and then clicked
on the link to LOGIN.  Direct nav to the login page does not seem
to be supported.

> With Firefox on Linux I get a blank page. Not even the URL displayed in
> the location bar. And no warnings about certificates. Attempts to use
> subURLs like https://ib.nab.com.au/nabib resulted in "forbidden"
> messages.
> So this web page is pretty broken, one way or another.

It seems that if your refering page is not <http://nab.com.au>,
as a safety mechanism, the login page is not displayed.


p.s. none of these problems are encountered with westpac

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