Grahame Parish <maillist.parish(a)millers-way.net> wrote:
There appears to be a trend towards the registering of domain names
Unicode characters in the name. In this way it would be possible to
register the name of a bank using letters that /looked like/ the real
domain name of the bank. Depending on how this type of URL was displayed
in the URL bar it might not be possible to detect this type of deception.
Would it be possible to have some form of highlighting to show this
situation (i.e. the use of Unicode characters in the URL)?
Yes, this is a solution that has been proposed for other browsers. If
characters from different unicode language blocks are mixed, the odd
characters are highlighted in a different colour. So for example if
used UFF41 rather than U0061 for the 'a' then it would be
coloured red to let you know it was suspect.
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