Understanding security in IE 6 in Windows XP SP2

Wednesday, 31 August 2005, 2:26 PM EST

Web browser security is a major concern for individuals and organizations. Each time a new vulnerability is found, news headlines proclaim dire warnings. As a result of their importance, security issues dominate competitive browser analysis and discussions, overshadow debate about their respective features and functionality. Since IE is so prevalent, it is an attractive target for hackers to attack, and has come to be considered, in some circles, insecure.

This paper examines the state of Web browser security according to Microsoft and the correlation between a browser’s vulnerability and its advanced functionality.

At Microsoft.

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