[Dshield] Bushe's recent visit to the NSA... Is this website safe to view?
bjorn at ruberg.no
Sun Feb 5 11:36:27 GMT 2006
Wayne Jr wrote:
> Is this website safe to view? I don't know much about this, but my understanding is that websites that have malformed code could possible download a virus or worm onto my computer if I viewed it or clicked on some link on it.
> I tried to check out the link by going to http://www.dnsstuff.com/ and using the CSE HTML Validator link on that page and I got the following message
So... how come you trust dnsstuff?
Running http://www.dnsstuff.com/ through another HTML validator 
yields no less than 46 errors.
Applying the above logic, the dnsstuff site should be, uh, twice as
Jokes aside, it's perfectly all right to be skeptical of HTML code. Even
Microsoft now and then suggests that HTML code should be viewed with a
plain-text editor instead of Internet Explorer. However, you're usually
unaffected if you use common sense in combination with running a safe
(and updated) OS and a safe (and updated) browser.
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