Microsoft defends IE7's RSS security

Thursday, 10 August 2006, 5:38 PM EST

Microsoft countered criticism leveled at Internet Explorer 7's implementation of RSS, and said that the browser includes several defensive techniques to keep attackers from using feeds to infect users' PCs.

Last week, Bob Auger, a co-founder of Web security vendor SPI Dynamics, gave a presentation at Black Hat that discussed ways criminals could compromise computers using scripts in RSS feeds.

At InformationWeek.

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