Netscape 8 Beta to Fight Phishing

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CNET is reporting that Netscape is readying a browser beta with an emphasis on security features. According to the article, Netscape is in talks with various security companies to obtain blacklists of sites that are suspected of harbouring spyware, phishing scams and other nasties. The browser will display warnings when visiting blacklisted sites and disable features like ActiveX, scripting and cookies. Conversely, whitelisted sites will be highlighted with a green light icon.
The Netscape 8 beta will also feature RSS feed reading abilities and a simplified method for setting the homepage to a group of tabs. It will be released on Thursday 17th of February, together with a redesigned version of

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