[LINK] Trustworthiness of Declarations of Untrustworthiness

Johann Kruse whassaname at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 07:35:29 AEDT 2011

On 14 November 2011 20:43, Craig Sanders <cas at taz.net.au> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 08:09:40PM -0800, Rick Welykochy wrote:
>> What I don't like is that the login page hides the tool bar that shows
>> you the web location. I had to re-enable the tool bar from the menu
>> in Safari but was unable to do the same in Mozilla. Damn Javascript.
> i wouldn't blame javascript for that.
> i'd blame the developers (or the idiot manager who approved or ordered
> it. and the idiot designer who whined that the url bar is ugly and
> messes up his pretty page) - take away one of the few visual indicators
> (the url bar) that the user has to verify that they're visiting the site
> they think they are. brilliant, just brilliant.

Maybe it's a browser limitation.

In IE9 the address bar with URL and visual security indicators is
still visible - but this is enforced by the browser as an
anti-phishing measure.



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