Holy Firefox Sqlite!!!

Anton Rolls anton at wilddsl.net.au
Tue Jun 24 08:26:17 BST 2008


Blaine Fleming wrote:
> Anton Rolls wrote:
>> and it's a very weak encryption - I would say useless.
>>
>> http://ftp.ist.utl.pt/pub/drafts/draft-farah-uggc-protocol-01.txt
>>
>> I'm surprised it was adopted for mozilla firefox.
>> I would have thought they would know better than that
> 
> It isn't made to be secure, just obscured.  If the URL's are in 
> plaintext then various malware scanners can pick them up.  In this case, 
> it makes it very useful.
> 
> --Blaine

That makes sense now. :)
I should have known better myself; the file contained
far too many banking urls for them to be all legitimate.

Anton.



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