Re: seamless bait-and-switch

From: Jann Horn <>
To: Michal Zalewski <>
Cc: bugtraq <>
Subject: Re: seamless bait-and-switch

2011/12/8 Michal Zalewski <>:
> What part? The change of a URL that is not associated with the
> repainting of window contents? I believe that they are very unlikely
> to catch this after initially examining the URL, in absence of other
> indicators (change in URL length, page repainting, throbber activity).

And even if so - someone who's typing in his password will not
notice/react to a page reload for at least a few keystrokes. A
javascript could send those to the server immediately, and if it's a
semanic password, you might be able to guess the rest.

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