[cap-talk] when is the end of copy and paste from the web browser
capibara at xs4all.nl
Mon Dec 5 03:18:25 PST 2011
On Mon, December 5, 2011 05:01, John Carlson wrote:
> Right now, we have to copy lists of instruction from a web page to
> explorer, or shell. When will be the day when we can safely directly
> execute list of instructions found in a web browser on our local machine.
> For example, perhaps I want to install all the drivers to make Kinect work
> with Skype on Windows from a forum? What do we we need to do to make this
> a reality?
Lets see, we have an untrusted piece of packed/obfuscated black-box
software that has encrypted connections to a wide range of untrusted
systems on the internet. We have untrusted driver code from an untrusted
source and we have what basically is a generic user input device.
I believe that this basically resolves to being an instance of the CC
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