A weakness has been discovered in Internet Explorer, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct phishing attacks.
The problem is that it's possible to display a popup with a somewhat spoofed address bar where a number of special characters have been appended to the URL. This makes it possible to only display a part of the address bar, which may trick users into performing certain unintended actions.
An example of the spoof is here:
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Comment by freitasm, on 27-Oct-2006 21:04
I read a good comment somewhere... Apparently this was known before RTM. But Secunia decided to release the information after this was public. Fact? Not sure, but suspicious nonetheless...
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