.desktop files and security
Posted Apr 6, 2006 15:06 UTC (Thu) by remijnj
Parent article: .desktop files and security
Another possibility would be to mark known-good .desktop files with an extended attribute. If an attempt was made to launch an unmarked file, a suitably scary dialog would be put up and confirmation required from the user.
Given a choice between dancing pigs and security, users will pick dancing pigs every time.
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