Ubuntu beyond GTK apps?

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Sat May 17 22:55:53 UTC 2008


On Sun, 2008-05-18 at 01:53 +0300, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> 2008/5/18 Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at gmail.com>:
> > Do people
> > actually memorize things as "click on the button on the right"?  Really?
> > I don't think so.  I've never heard directions be given like that.  It's
> > always "Click OK."
> >
> 
> Yes. These are the ones who install Gator and Buddy and all other
> sorts of malware. A bank recently experimented with a security measure
> that went like this: popup that said "We are now sending you a virus.
> Please click OK to continue" and the users who clicked OK were barred
> from logging into their online accounts. 87% of their users were
> barred from logging into their online accounts.

And if they put the OK button on the other side, you're saying they'd
have been disinclined to simply click "OK" to get the stupid dialog box
out of their way?

-- 
Mackenzie Morgan
http://ubuntulinuxtipstricks.blogspot.com
apt-get moo
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