[FoRK] pop-ups in firefox?

Bill Humphries bill at whump.com
Wed Mar 30 18:15:46 PST 2005


On Mar 30, 2005, at 5:58 PM, Joe Barrera wrote:

> Ok, web wizards. Can you explain to me why I am now once
> again getting pop-ups in FireFox, with the pop-up blocked enabled?

It's an arms race.

> What's the trick, and can FireFox counter it?

I've seen this foil Safari, where the bad guy puts the open window code 
in a fragmented string:

"Win" + "dow.open" + "('http://killthemonkey" + ".adserver.com')"

Then eval-ing it.

So you'd have to scan strings... ugly, eh?

-- whump



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