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well, thats just because 9x has no file security at all.

Author: Tridus ()
Date: 2000-05-09 00:00:00

I mean if someone clicks ok on the little Netscape java prompt "this thing wants to access your computer, do you want to let it?", then its got the same absolute access level that the FSO has. Its not really the FSO's fault, the whole OS isn't secure.

Theoretically, if i tried to use the FSO to start scrambling random system files as an anonymous internet user, the file security should stop me.

I'm not brave enough to try it though. :-)

It does have its uses, the idea was that you needed to be able to do things in wsh and asp scripts that you couldn't do before, that being actually access the file system. You can make some pretty kickass login scripts using wsh with it.

Of course, once it gets into the wrong hands... then your right, its a big sign saying "mess with me".

If there were no words, no way to speak... I would still hear you... - Martina McBride

playing with the filesystem object is fun. - Tridus - 2000-05-09 00:00:00
-Well that's M$ security for you - The Lord DebtAngel - 2000-05-09 00:00:00
--well, thats just because 9x has no file security at all. - Tridus - 2000-05-09 00:00:00