The Homograph Attack

Inside Risks 140, CACM 45, 2, February 2002

Oldtimers remember slashes (/) through zeros [or through the letter O where there was no difference] in program listings to avoid confusing them with the letter O. This has long been obsoleted by advances in editing tools and font differentiation. However, the underlying problem of character resemblance remains, and has now emerged as a security problem.

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Arbeitsgruppe Identitätsschutz im Internet