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Security snake oil

Monday, February 20th, 2006

[Originally posted 11th November, 2003, back when I was working at an Internet café, and when Firefox was called Firebird.]
A woman came in last Friday to check her e-mail, but soon stopped to ask for help because “this box keeps coming up all the time”. “This box” was an Internet Explorer security alert warning that […]