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Creating Better Malware Warnings Through Psychology

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  • Waste of Time (Score:4, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday January 07, 2014 @02:27PM (#45889687)

    The fake warnings that get people to click on them will just copy the wording and format of the new warnings and use those to entice people to "click here to avert catastrophe".

  • Re:Hmmm ... (Score:1, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday January 07, 2014 @02:44PM (#45889973)

    Oh, and browsers shouldn't be able to put up dialog boxes which look like native ones

    Pretty hard to prevent when they can display arbitrary images. You'd have to do something they couldn't replicate, like personalizing it per user, or using a reserved part of the screen.

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