Security Features in Internet Explorer 9

As web applications become ubiquitous, the web browser has evolved into the main client side application for most users. Hence, it has become one of the most popular targets by cyber-criminals. Together with performance and usability, the web browser has evolved into a more secure application! Is this the case? As Internet Explorer grew older more and more security features were added which at face value should have hardened the browser but it is also understood that with more features comes more vulnerabilities!

There is a whole slew of features – from IE 1 to IE 9 and presumably IE 9 builds on all security features that were introduced in the previous versions. Even, the new Pinned Sites feature provides some security benefits as you can read in the excellent article below by Deb Shinder.

 Read the full article at windowsecurity.com here.

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