[Greasemonkey] greasemonkey for secure data over insecure networks / sites

Jeremy Dunck jdunck at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 23:47:45 EDT 2005


On 7/18/05, Godmar Back <godmar at gmail.com> wrote:
> How many people want to grant GM script writers access to their local
> harddrive when they install a GM script?

You give at least that trust to extension authors.  Are they more
trustworthy because they can manage to write more complex code?

No, there is a (non-technical) mechanism in place to regulate evil
extensions.  So it is with user scripts.  The story's been consistent
-- don't install scripts you're not sure about.

The sky is not falling.


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