Microsoft tweaks IE 7 for performance

Microsoft has quietly released a patch aimed at improving the performance of Internet Explorer 7's phishing filter ahead of the company's regular patching schedule, which occurs on the Tuesday of every month.

The update was made available last week on Microsoft's website, according to a blog entry on IEBlog, which is written by the IE team at Microsoft.

This update addresses an issue some users experience when navigating to a page with multiple frames, or where frames are being navigated simultaneously, according to the post by IE Program Manager Steve Reynolds. This kind of navigation occurs when the IE phishing filter, which attempts to block access to sites that may try to defraud web users, evaluates a web page when a user navigates to it. The result is multiple simultaneous evaluations for the same page, Reynolds wrote in his post.

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