[whatwg] Dealing with UI redress vulnerabilities inherent to the current web

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Thu Sep 25 16:15:42 PDT 2008

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 7:33 AM, Toby A Inkster <mail at tobyinkster.co.uk>wrote:

> Something like focus-follows-mouse plus autoraise for IFRAMEs might work.

I actually like this idea quite a lot. It would have to allow the IFRAME to
escape clipping (and other graphical effects) as well (except for viewport
clipping), but that's doable. You'd probably still need a timer so that the
element has to be raised for a certain amount of time before input is

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the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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