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Re: Secure Chrome

From: George Staikos <staikos@kde.org>
Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2006 08:32:43 -0400
Cc: public-usable-authentication@w3.org
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On Friday 21 April 2006 15:58, Hallam-Baker, Phillip wrote:
> A user is a finite state machine, the states being:
>
> 1) Not suspicious
>
> 2) Suspicious
>
> 3) Phished
>
> 4) Safe
>
>
> I agree that it is pretty hard to raise an event that causes the user to
> change state from Not suspicious to suspicious.
>
> That is not the main point here. What I really want is a way to ensure that
> a user who enters the state suspicious reliably ends up in the state Safe.
>
> At the moment there is no way for the suspicious user to quickly and
> effectively determine whether they are under attack or not.

   I think that's a good point.  However it's also important to make sure that 
the suspicious state occurs before the user even starts to fill a form.  
Filling a form compromises the data even before the submit button is pressed.

-- 
George Staikos
KDE Developer				http://www.kde.org/
Staikos Computing Services Inc.		http://www.staikos.net/
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