[shameless plug] Re: [clug] New script based Phishing makes Windows even less safe.

matt andrews wantok at gmail.com
Thu Nov 11 00:41:12 GMT 2004

Westpac, on the other hand, don't require anything beyond https. 
(there is a bit of Javascript on their entry page, but it's not
required for login).

On Thu, 11 Nov 2004 10:55:42 +1100, Bob Edwards
<robert.edwards at anu.edu.au> wrote:
> Your definition of "plain HTML" and mine are a little different.
> Whilst I agree that the Commonwealth Bank site runs without requiring
> Java support at the browser, it does require Javascript - arguably a
> more insidious threat on some browsers. Requiring Javascript at the
> browser disqualifies it from "plain HTML" in my book.
> Cheers,
> Bob Edwards.
> Pearl wrote:
> > Commonwealth also uses plain HTML with encryption and have for years.  They do
> > use java to display a banner ad though.  Why they choose to do this is beyond
> > my comprehension because as far as I can tell it is simply a plain banner ad.
> > All I know is if I don't have java installed the only thing that doesn't work
> > is the banner ad.  It works in Konqueror, Opera and Gecko based browsers (in
> > Windows and Linux).
> >
> > Pearl
> >
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