Internet Explorer 7 is designed to make browsing safer. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the new security features, including Active X opt-in, the Phishing Filter, cross-domain security, enhanced privacy protection, and an international character alert.
Some sensationalistic reports of a security flaw immediately followed Internet Explorer 7’s final release, but the vulnerability turned out to be in Outlook Express rather than IE. In fact, Microsoft has put a great deal of effort into making IE 7 more secure. Here are some of the new IE 7 security features and what they can do for you.