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Silly Microsoft [Jan. 28th, 2004|02:05 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;[ln];833786
When you point to a hyperlink in Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Outlook Express, or Microsoft Outlook, the address of the Web site typically appears in the Status bar at the bottom of the window. After you click a link that opens in Internet Explorer, the address of the Web site typically appears in the Internet Explorer Address bar, and the title of the Web page typically appears in the Title bar of the window.

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This article discusses steps you can take to help protect yourself from spoofed Web sites. To summarize, these steps are:

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* Do not click any hyperlinks that you do not trust. Type them in the Address bar yourself.
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[User Picture]From: scsi
2004-01-28 02:29 pm (UTC)
Whats even better, is that this bug is still not fixed dispite their "security release"...
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[User Picture]From: dakus
2004-01-28 03:28 pm (UTC)
Who do they think is going to read that? I can't even get people to read three sentences.
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[User Picture]From: scsi
2004-01-28 04:18 pm (UTC)
Hell, I cant even stop dumbasses from clicking on frigging random attachments.. :(
My poor email servers, I can hear them crying from here.
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