07 Sep

protware's "html guardian"

check out this page. It stops you from reading the source of the page.

Pretty interesting, but not infallible.

How to read the source of the page: in Firefox, paste this into the URL bar, then hit Enter:


5 thoughts on “protware's "html guardian"

  1. I noticed that nothing at all is visible with JavaScript turned off. I only tried in Firefox and IE. A fair try, but a hopeless cause. You simply /cannot/ hide your source from someone that is determined to get it.

  2. lol! yup. I see what you mean. I’ve just tried in Konqueror, and got a string of gobbledygook. I assume the author only tested in the “popular” browsers.

  3. I was actually trying it in Firefox, which is why I found it odd that I saw nothing at all. I also tried it in IE6, but still got nothing. I suspect that their script was doing some sort of browser-sniffing and crapping out when it saw I wasn’t using Windows XP! (FYI: I use Windows Server 2003 both in the office and on my home machine – it’s sooo much better than XP)

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