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[whatwg] Updating Location Bar for RPC Type Apps

From: Brad Neuberg <bkn3@columbia.edu>
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 16:13:14 -0700
Message-ID: <6.2.1.2.2.20050422161247.02a58530@pop.mail.yahoo.com>
Do you have an idea of what the threat model might be?  I.e. who is 
attacking, why are they attacking, and how will they usually be attacking.

Brad

At 12:27 PM 4/22/2005, Ian Hickson wrote:
>On Fri, 22 Apr 2005, Brad Neuberg wrote:
> >
> > In fact, we should do a security, phishing, and annoyance scan (blink
> > tag anyone?) over the WHAT-WG draft itself sometime, forming a threat
> > model before so we know what potential attackers would actually be
> > trying to do.
>
>Yes, this would (naturally) be a good idea. I encourage anyone who has the
>time to do this regularly.
>
>(Of course, I'm thinking carefully about security whenever adding features
>to the draft, so hopefully there won't be any! But there always are...)
>
>--
>Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL
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Brad Neuberg, bkn3 at columbia.edu
Senior Software Engineer, Rojo Networks
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