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Re: UI issues for security consideration

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2009 12:53:19 -0800
Message-ID: <7789133a0912011253n3975e396x5262ba4f9a64d98@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Cc: public-web-security@w3.org
I'm not too worried about teaching malefactors new tricks.  The
blogosphere is already pretty good at that.  :)


On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 11:44 AM, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
> Hi
> Thomas asked me to start the page on security issues at the UI (or with the interaction between UI and user).  I have typed something very brief into the Wiki at <http://www.w3.org/Security/wiki/Trusted_User_Interface>, with introductory sentences on spoofing and clickjacking.  I am sure there are other UI level security issues that should be there, and it might be good to have examples (it might be bad also - we don't want to supply a cookbook to would-be malefactors) or pointers to 'well-known' examples of previous, um, 'art'.
> Have at it...
> David Singer
> Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Tuesday, 1 December 2009 20:54:12 UTC

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