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[charmodReview-17] "security problems" with Unicode homographs

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 17:24:49 +0200
Message-ID: <1448681203.20020529172449@w3.org>
To: www-tag@w3.org

Hello www-tag,

 Slashdot has picked up a paper from Communications of the ACM about
 URL spoofing using Unicode characters. Aparently a research team
 registered a domain name that looked like "microsoft.com" but used
 two cyrillic letters for "c" and "o". (Not sure how they would do
 that, since AFAIK domain names are still ascii). Anyway I thought
 that "security" aspect could be mentioned, perhaps, in charmod.

 http://slashdot.org/articles/02/05/28/0142248.shtml?tid=172

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 Chris                          mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Wednesday, 29 May 2002 11:25:27 UTC

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