NTLM Authentication Supported by Mozilla on All Platforms

Tuesday November 18th, 2003

Microsoft's NTLM authentication protocol, popular on Windows-based corporate networks, is now supported by Mozilla on all platforms. Previously, NTLM authentication was only available to Windows Mozilla users, requiring the presence of the Windows SSPI API. Now, the SSPI code has been discarded and a cross-platform implementation has been checked in. Bug 224653 has more details, including a list of caveats.

#14 NTLM risk

by ccapeng

Thursday November 20th, 2003 10:50 AM

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I am curious about how to log out when using NTLM. From my understanding, you can't log out until you close your browser. I have concern about security fault. Please correct me if I am wrong.