Configuring NoScript

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by HURST, Oct 9, 2007.

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  1. HURST

    HURST Registered Member

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    I reallized today I never configured NoScript, just default settings.
    Can anyone provide a short guide for achieving maximum security or at least very thight security settings?
    Does such a guide alreadt exist?

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  2. WSFuser

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  3. Rico

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    Hello WS Fuser,
    I assume unknown or visiting a strange site for the first time, would qualify as an 'untrusted' site. Then how do you decide which site becomes trusted? That's why I dropped NoScript, figuring LinkScanner can determine & block. Also the Dr. Web thing looks interesting.

    Take Care Amigo
    Rico
     
  4. WSFuser

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    If the site uses javascript (for menus or other features) and I visit it frequently I generally allow it. Examples include forums (like this one), hardware sites (Anandtech), nvidia, and more.

    If the site requires javascript but I rarely (or just once) visit it then I temporarily allow it.
     
  5. Rico

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    Good Morning Mr. Fuser,

    Temporarily allowing could allow you to become infected, therefore secondary confirmation is required when using NoScript.

    Should I search for something say a recipe for Beef Wellington, & land on a new site which requires scripting, & am using NoScript, temporarily allowing script, can get me infected. Perhaps I'm missing something but Link or Doc Web seem better alternatives than NoScript, IMHO.

    Take Care
    Rico
     
  6. WSFuser

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    Well I only allow it if it really requires javascript. Im sure LinkScanner Pro would protect me but I dont want to pay for it. But the Dr.Web link scanner? Id have to scan every link I click.
     
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