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Comment: Re: Browsers getting too complex (Score 1) 237

by cinky (#49318745) Attached to: Every Browser Hacked At Pwn2own 2015, HP Pays Out $557,500 In Awards
So please tell me, how would you design a system where you can't install software that contains a tracker. Any kind of security is only as strong as the weakest link. The OS/browser, if coded "right", can only protect you from unintended infection. if your computer nicely asks you if you want to install this crap and you say yes then it's your fault - not the developers... With dumb user interaction ANY OS can be attacked...

Comment: Re: Browsers getting too complex (Score 1) 237

by cinky (#49318731) Attached to: Every Browser Hacked At Pwn2own 2015, HP Pays Out $557,500 In Awards
but you do already have "local storage" - they're called cookies. local storage (if it was actually used) provides safer way to store "cookies" (just an example). As a consumer you get a better experience and higher safety. If you're asking why, as a consumer, would you want anything beyond basic HTML then honestly I have no idea what to tell you.

Comment: Re: Browsers getting too complex (Score 2) 237

by cinky (#49302975) Attached to: Every Browser Hacked At Pwn2own 2015, HP Pays Out $557,500 In Awards
The thing is - everybody is responsible for their security. We don't need to "go back" - we need to teach users how to be safe. I check my parents computer whenever I come see them. No toolbars, no malware, no viruses - because me and my brother took the time to teach them basics of computer security (and mostly to click "no/cancel" if unsure).

"One Architecture, One OS" also translates as "One Egg, One Basket".

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