IE5 FTP Bug

Bugnet are reporting a new security hole in Internet Explorer 5. When accessinga secure FTP site, your user name and password appear as part of the URL displayed in the status bar for all to see. Not a big risk, but you're vulnerable to the casual passerby glancing over your shoulder.

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