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Offline polonus

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NoScript is the only protection here!
« on: February 23, 2009, 07:28:12 PM »
Hi malware fighters,

If you take a test for Browser Security Tests: Failed JavaScript On-Unload Test

The webpage was able to redirect you to another page. This means that a website will be able to trap you on a page, or constantly re-open pop-up windows that you have closed. Unfortunately, there is no way of preventing this short of disabling JavaScript entirely. Well that is what you can do with NoScript extension installed and active,

Cybersecurity is more of an attitude than anything else. Avast Evangelists.

Use NoScript, a limited user account and a virtual machine and be safe(r)!

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Re: NoScript is the only protection here!
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2009, 08:03:46 PM »
Here's a good page to test that:


Don't go there with Firefox naked unless you know how to kill the browser with Task Manager/System Monitor!!

Firefox is trapped- Opera is not bothered.

The page is harmless if you want to try.
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