Re: [NTLK] Security issues with abbreviated URLs

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Date: Wed Mar 11 2009 - 14:34:57 EDT

On Wed, 11 Mar 2009 18:01:11 +0100, Frank Gruendel wrote:
> However, there is an inherent danger here. Harmful
> links can easily disguised that way. Plugins like
> Google or Safe Browser will consider these URLs
> harmless because they come from a domain (like e.
> g. that is considered safe.

Or, my chosen method, is to allow to set a cookie so that
all tinyurl links get the preview. The link is on the front

I highly recommend using that method. That way whether the poster is
malicious or simply forgets to add preview, you know where you're going.


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