https (was: Re: Exploit for DNS Cache Poisoning - RELEASED)

Robert Kisteleki robert at
Thu Jul 24 07:51:40 UTC 2008

Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
> Anyone have a foolproof way to get grandma to always put "https://" in 
> front of "www"?

I understand this is a huge can of worms, but maybe it's time to change the 
default behavior of browsers from http to https...?

I'm sure it's doable in FF with a simple plugin, one doesn't have to wait 
for FF4. (That would work for bookmarks too.)


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