Microsoft to beef up Internet Explorer 7 security

Friday, 9 December 2005, 10:11 PM EST

Microsoft is changing Internet Explorer 7's security zones in a bid to create a more attack-resistant browser, according to public blog entry written by three developers at the software giant. Like its predecessors, IE 7 enforces security policies by clumping sites into four security categories, or zones, dubbed Internet, Intranet, Trusted Sites, and Restricted Sites. Typically, the Intranet zone comes with fewer restrictions than the Internet zone.

At InformationWeek.

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