Security software slaps IE in "Sandbox"

Wednesday, 28 June 2006, 11:33 AM EST

GreenBorder Pro uses virtualisation-like technologies to separate IE from the rest of the system, so that if malicious software does execute, it doesn't actually touch the computer.

A California company better known for "sandbox"-style security aimed at enterprises on Tuesday launched consumer software that puts Internet Explorer in a protected virtual machine. The approach blocks some malware from reaching the operating system and lets users "wipe" the browser slate clean to return IE to a pristine state.

At ITnews.

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