[CentOS] C5 : Firefox 38 bug

Fri Jun 12 19:56:09 UTC 2015
Always Learning <centos at u64.u22.net>

On Sat, 2015-06-13 at 10:55 -0600, jd1008 wrote:

> The most offensive problems of using browsers is that
> they do not tell you nor ask your permission when javascripts
> spy on your entire storage contents.
> I had asked a java developer at Sun Microsystems about
> what Sun means when it says that Java runs in a sandbox?
> Just what is the sandbox?
> I also asked if browsers that execute javascripts are retricted
> to this notion of a sandbox that does not leak out into
> the rest of the system.
> He said the "sandbox" is the entire storage on your computer.
> Enough said.

It is my understanding that Java and Javascript are different; that Java
is dangerous whilst Javascript is (hopefully) harmless.


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