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Old 03-03-2008, 11:01 AM   #1
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PayPal warns customers to stay away from Safari.....

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"Apple, unfortunately, is lagging behind what they need to do, to protect their customers," Barrett said in an interview. "Our recommendation at this point, to our customers, is use Internet Explorer 7 or 8 when it comes out, or Firefox 2 or Firefox 3, or indeed Opera."

Safari is the default browser on Apple's Macintosh computers and the iPhone, but it is also*available for the PC. Both Firefox and Opera run on the Mac.

Unlike its competitors, Safari has no built-in phishing filter to warn users when they are visiting suspicious Web sites, Barrett said. Another problem is Safari's lack of support for another anti-phishing technology, called*Extended Validation*(EV) certificates. This is a secure Web browsing technology that turns the address bar green when the browser is visiting a legitimate Web site.
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Old 03-03-2008, 11:07 AM   #2
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If thats indeed true, switch. Whats the point being fan...girlish? About something that may not be protecting you enough?
I'd move straight away if that was a real warning, though it might not be.

At least until they did make those changes.
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Old 03-03-2008, 03:04 PM   #3
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Anti-phishing protection? Pfft... if you're careful, you won't need to use it anyway. Don't click links to paypal in emails, always type paypal.com, etc. etc. I don't like or use Safari but if you want to keep using it, it's not like it's that bad without said protection as long as you surf responsibly.
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Old 03-03-2008, 03:06 PM   #4
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Maybe because Safari sucks? Sorry but it's true, Firefox and IE are both far superior.
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Old 03-03-2008, 04:26 PM   #5
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I like Firefox. For some reason, IE keeps on crashing whilst using pre SPI Vista.
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FF All the way. I hate IE. I can't get it off my computer! I've done everything I could but it's still there for some reason. Every time I click on the link on msn to check email there it opens up to IE. I know it's because it's default, but when I uninstalled it (or at least thought I did) shouldn't it have changed to FF? Sorry, this completely off topic. Point is, I like FF and you should use that.
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Old 03-03-2008, 05:09 PM   #7
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Unless you have an IQ of < 10 you don't need a massive popup tellin you that fakeebay.cz isn't the real thing and that you should enter your credit card info and passwords there.
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Old 03-03-2008, 05:11 PM   #8
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Unless you have an IQ of < 10 you don't need a massive popup tellin you that fakeebay.cz isn't the real thing and that you should enter your credit card info and passwords there.
Lovely quote. +1. Actually I don't know why, but I cracked up while I read this...
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It is true though. Ebay knows that there are people using their service, who aren't tech savy, and I just find that a real shame
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Maybe because Safari sucks? Sorry but it's true, Firefox and IE are both far superior.
AND OPERA :O
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