Comment 182 for bug 332945

Op donderdag 09-04-2009 om 14:16 uur [tijdzone +0000], schreef Matthew
Paul Thomas:
> Pausanias, the notification area is not a "guarantee of authenticity"
> in either Windows or Ubuntu. In both OSes it can be used by
> third-party applications, including malware.

Once there is malware on your PC then obviously nothing can be
considered "authentic" anymore. But I think what Pausanias means is
that you can't put an icon there from outside your PC, e.g. using some
JavaScript on a web page, while websites opening a window is quite
common...

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Jan Claeys