wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Wed Jun 3 09:24:21 UTC 2009
>> Unfortunately there are no well done WWW browsers for unix in the world.
>> links -g is an exceptions, but in the same time it's quite limited.
>> But have best fonts :)
> You're right: browser code is overly complex, and a nightmare to audit
> properly for security purposes.
links is not complex, and REALLY well done, unfortunately now nobody (or
close to) works on it. If they would just implement CSS - it's enough!
> That's why when working in a sensitive environment, I browse the web
Anyway - you may simply NOT LIKE someone else unknown programs to be run
on your computer except when you want to.
> secondarily and only when absolutely necessary with the usual
> firefox+noscript+abp... both browsers running in a virtual box (qemu,
> virtualbox) dedicated to this purpose and this purpose only.
Exaggeration IMHO. just make sure your normal user has 700 permissions,
create another and run browser from it.
> Of course, I'm taking more precautions, as running in a box may still
> not be 100% secure, if someone creative enough found a way to break
> out of the guest OS into the host OS; but everything else is just
Nobody would write specially prepared webpage exactly for You to break ;)
It's a matter of protecting yourself from "big brothers" that watch
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