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Firefox 3 SSL certificate warnings

Firefox 3 SSL certificate warnings

Posted Aug 28, 2008 15:15 UTC (Thu) by johnkarp (guest, #39285)
In reply to: Firefox 3 SSL certificate warnings by Tar
Parent article: Firefox 3 SSL certificate warnings

One big difference I can think of: A user of a secure shell is more likely to understand the security implications of their decisions than a random human with a web browser.


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Firefox 3 SSL certificate warnings

Posted Aug 28, 2008 15:48 UTC (Thu) by IkeTo (subscriber, #2122) [Link]

A bigger reason might be that a successful MITM attack is much more likely to empty the bank account of the victim if the connection being attacked is a web browser connection than if it is a secure shell connection.


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