New version (0.9.97) of TrustBar - first from the new developer team

Amir Herzberg herzbea at
Sun Jan 22 08:18:32 EST 2006

Hi, the TrustBar project is finally back on track, with a new team of 
developers. For these who are not familiar, TrustBar is an extension to 
FireFox, which identifies SSL/TLS protected sites by the certified 
organization name and `Identified by:` <CA>, or by a name/logo of the 
user's choosing (`petname`).

The team now work on several exciting extensions such as how to defend 
also users of unprotected (non-SSL) web pages, but this will take some 

In the meanwhile, we have an improved version (0.9.97), which finally 
works nicely on both windows, MAC and Linux (as far as we tested); we 
also removed the `Hey` functionality which people really hated (but we 
learned a lot from it and a much changed version will appear in the 

To install, download from


Feedback will be most welcome!
Best regards,

Amir Herzberg

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
Bar Ilan University
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