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alert() inside loop is quite malicious, Laughing

but why browser doesn't come with a button to just simply stop any script in particular tab, it just damn funny, this feature is like essential, but you only gain such power through addon, Laughing
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That's entirely question to revolution.

So you think you'll get an answer?
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sleepsleep wrote:
alert() inside loop is quite malicious,
No. It isn't alert() that is malicious. It is JS.
Post 11 Mar 2019, 18:05
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Ay, the embediment of malicious.
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revolution wrote:
sleepsleep wrote:
alert() inside loop is quite malicious,
No. It isn't alert() that is malicious. It is JS.


everything around us is quite double edged sword, browser itself could be malicious, websites, os, and so on, now everything is malicious, including laptop and keyboard, Laughing
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I find it much easier to trust a single keyboard that I have physical control over, than billions of websites with unknown security practices delivering me un-auditable code to execute.
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And how do you "audit" interaction, may I ask?

(Do you hear voices? As, computer machines do talk to you?)
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Let's use even more code to stop other code that we don't like. Crazy. A non-solution to a real problem.
... the researchers went through over 1 million of the most popular websites and uncovered that more than 3,000 sites were digging for cryptocurrencies without their users' knowledge.
The proper solution is to not run JS. Then no more problem with cryptojacking or being ...
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... confronted with pop-up windows containing ads or short messages that link them to fee-based offers or malware and which have to be tediously clicked away.
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I found Eichman
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