Re: New possible scam method : forged websites using XUL (Firefox)
From: Nicholas Knight (nknight_at_runawaynet.com)
Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2004 12:43:36 -0700 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> The latest version of Firefox is 0.9.2.
>>The developers of Mozilla are currently looking into various
>>methods to make a fake user interface more obvious. The most
>>likely solution will be to force the status bar to always be
>>visible, as Microsoft will do with IE6 SP2.
> This appears to be the case with 0.9.2.
check boxes. I'll bet you have "Hide the status bar" unchecked.
This caught me for a moment, too, then I remembered I always disable
them. So users actually have a defence right now, but they have to
specifically set it themselves.