If you came to this page
without any warning notification being displayed,
then your PC may be unprotected.
If the address bar above displays
www.microsoft.com you are highly vulnerable to attack!
Internet Explorer Users
You should not be at this page and need to apply the IE patch KB832894 which can be downloaded
here or is now part of Windows XP SP2
More info on this exploit can be found at the Microsoft site here
Mozilla browsers (Firefox, Netscape etc)
Partial vulnerability to this exploit
but doesnt fully mask the url, and therefore the exploit is not considered as serious as within Internet Explorer.
- The url should not be disguised in navigation bar and the address should show as http://www.kitz.co.uk/tech/exploit.htm
- Recent editions of FireFox and other Mozilla browsers should have also given you a warning pop-up before navigating to this page.
- The url should not be disguised in navigation bar and should show as http://www.kitz.co.uk/tech/exploit.htm
- You should have given you a warning pop-up before visiting this page.
Ensure that the url in the navigation bar is not disguised and is correctly shown as
If the address bar shows www.microsoft.com, then your browser is vulnerable.
This page was orginally written in 2004 to help identify unprotected Internet Explorer browsers which may be vulnerable to attack. Since then it has been adapted to identify other browsers, and actually identified a major flaw in the Safari browser on the same day of release, even before news of such vulverability hit the headlines.