Browser User Protection...a step to far?

This weekend I am at home surfing my usual "hacking" websites as I like to keep up to date with the latest news and exploits so that I can protect my network based on the vunribility information obtained....and I try to go to a resource site by the name of WebGraf and I find that I can no longer complete this operation in Firefox 3....

Thats nice but it does not alter the fact that I want to get to this website and as I am aware of the issues I would like to see a button labelled "Let me go there" but there is not..... so how do I get to this site.....I know lets Google "WebGraf" and use the link from there......so here we go....

Well this is not looking that good is it???? Google now no longer like this site as it may harm my computer....well probably if I were a user but I am not...if you visit sites like this then you should always have your wits about you so I will try the link anyway....

Nope apparantely not....and it might harm my computer well if I was using Internet Explorer then it probably would but then that would be my fault fo using a inferior web browser, so how to I get to this site....no link to click on and only advice about where I seek professional help.......I a'int looney.......
I am at the stage for comments like "It will harm you not allowing to this website Google, damn you....I want to be unsafe....let me be unsafe...please" ;-)
Wait a hot second, what about turning off the consumer protection programme in Firefox....yes that will work will it?


WARNING : If you follow these instructions then your browser will not protect you against phishing links, only complete this operation if you are an Technical IT person...if you have an ECDL then please ignore the rest of this entry


If you want to turn this stupidity off then click on Tools>Options and choose the Security tab then take the tick out the "Suspect Attack Site" and the "Suspected Forgery" tick boxes as shown below:

Now try the site again and you should find that you now have unsafe browsing enabled so you can now become the victim of a phishing attack here in the UK.....

One last point...if you are not one for warnings about potential issues with a website then use Internet Explorer as that broswer does not seem to give a damn as it loads all the suspects site without any warning....intrestingly when I visit a known phishing site the "Phishing Filter" does not stop the communcations.....obviously that is still under construction like Vista!!!!
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