February 21st, 2004, 01:49 AM
How to display a windows explorer frame within a web page?
I thought I'd ask the question here as I came across the subject item on a web search for 'security' related items a few months ago. I came across a 'security' site telling me that I needed to "learn what the hackers are doing so you can protect myself."
As an example of this 'education,' on the webpage was dispayed a frame that looked exactly like a windows explorer window with scroll bars, little folder-shaped directory icons, etc. and the files within this frame were the files present in my C:\ directory. I remember thinking it was pretty cool, but wrote it off to some client-side script - it wasn't actually allowing internet access to my C:\.
So that's my question. How to display a frame that looks like a windows explorer window within a webpage.
I figure other security junkies may have come across this page, or at least a page that has something similar....
Thanks, I'm obsessing.
February 21st, 2004, 02:21 AM
Alright I just want to start off by saying I could be 100% wrong on this one (feel free to correct me) but I am under the impression that it is something along the lines of somehow inbeding http://C: into the what ever... html etc. I couldnt tell you how to do it directly but hopefully this helps a little (providing this info is correct)
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February 21st, 2004, 03:10 AM
If I recall correctly,
it's an iframe (inline frame) with file://c:\ as base url...
I think a little googleing should be able to provide you with all the answers . . .
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February 21st, 2004, 03:14 AM
What's the link Jinx where you can tell if you are open to the world?
http://<your hdd>:\ is that what that is?
February 21st, 2004, 04:35 AM
Thanks a bunch
Thanks a bunch:
in notepad enter:
and save as ....test.html and open it in IE.
Kinda cool. Guess I've slipped on the whole learning curve thing.
February 21st, 2004, 04:45 AM
Pretty cool. right to the point, easy to try and to understand, thanks
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