Secunia CSI7
Advisories
Research
Forums
Create Profile
Our Commitment
PSI
PSI API
CSI
OSI
xSI
Vulnerabilities
Programs
Open Discussions
My Threads
Create Thread
Statistics
About

Forum Thread: Secure browsing, box colors

You are currently viewing a forum thread in the Secunia Community Forum. Please note that opinions expressed here are not of Secunia but solely reflect those of the user who wrote it.

This thread was submitted in the following forum:
PSI 2.0 Beta

This thread has been marked as locked.
thedillpickl Secure browsing, box colors
Contributor 12th Jun, 2010 04:54
Ranking: 376
Posts: 872
User Since: 3rd May, 2009
System Score: 100%
Location: US
Hi;

In "Secure Browsing" tab, all the browsers are in a green box. Two browsers (IE 8 & FF 3.6) show "Insecure, no solution", a category 2 threat. While low, is this the best way to relate the true condition of these browsers?

I understand that there has been a problem with new users of PSI in the past. They see "Insecure" & a 'red' box and freak out. This is more of a PR problem that could be solved with a line of explanation. I would rather see a 'yellow' box with the title "As secure as possible" or such. With a 'red' box used when a patch is available, titled "Insecure, patch(s) available" for example.

Chrome (currently) shows a 'green' box, which is correct, as all elements are marked as "Patched".


Regards;

Fred

--
XP Home
Chrome, Firefox, IE8
--
consilio et animis

taffy078 RE: Secure browsing, box colors
Contributor 12th Jun, 2010 06:44
Score: 408
Posts: 1,320
User Since: 26th Feb 2009
System Score: 100%
Location: UK
whilst I accept your logic Fred, I'm relaxed about the Secure Browsing being in a Green Box because the "As secure as they can be" programs have a huge red "X" next to them. But I do take your point.

--
taffy078, West Yorkshire, UK

Desktop: Compaq Presario (OEM) 32 bit / AMD Athlon / 2 GB RAM
XP Home - SP3/ IE8/ Norton IS - Secunia PSI v2.0.0.3003

Laptop: Win 7 / IE11 / PSI v2.0.0.3003
Was this reply relevant?
+0
-1

This thread has been marked as locked.


 Products Solutions Customers Partner Resources Company
 
 Corporate
Vulnerability Intelligence Manager (VIM)
Corporate Software Inspector (CSI)
Consumer
Personal Software Inspector (PSI)
Online Software Inspector (OSI)
 Industry
Compliance
Technology
Integration
 Customers
Testimonials
 VARS
MSSP
Technology Partners
References
 Reports
Webinars
Events
 About us
Careers
Memberships
Newsroom


 
© 2002-2014 Secunia ApS - Rued Langgaards Vej 8, 4th floor, DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark - +45 7020 5144
Terms & Conditions and Copyright - Privacy - Report Vulnerability