How to secure Prism?

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How to secure Prism?

Post by luntrus » Sat Jun 13, 2009 5:05 pm

Dear friends,

I like some advice how I can bring security inside Prism:
It is basically xulrunner for a single site or desktop application like for instance GMail etc., but it would be loads more secure if I had noscript or requestpolicy in there by default, what alternatives are there?
Like to hear your suggestions,

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Re: How to secure Prism?

Post by Tom T. » Sun Jun 14, 2009 8:15 am

Isn't this a step in the wrong direction? The original problem is that the browser was supposed to be an application itself, not a platform for applications. Which is causing all kinds of security issues. At quick glance, it seems Prism extends this even more. At least I can sandbox my browser. Now these are to run on my desktop? I would say, secure it by avoiding it, though I admit to a bais against novelty for novelty's sake (or money's sake, or the sake of invading users' privacy).
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