Microsoft has outlined improvements made to its SmartScreen filter, including new protection from drive-by attacks. The improvements are part of IE11 and Edge in Windows 10.
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Microsoft has denied a security researcher's claim that the SmartScreen feature in Windows 8 is being used to collect information for a large database and that the information is secured from hackers.
According to a known computer security researcher, Microsoft's SmartScreen feature implemented in Windows 8 reports information to Microsoft about every application installed, in an insecure manner
Microsoft has announced that it now supports Extended Validation (EV) code signing certificates for desktop programs for the SmartScreen feature in Windows 8, IE 9 and IE 10.
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In a new blog post on Microsoft's Windows Live web site, the company gives more information about how the new SmartScreen feature in its Hotmail web email service works.
Another day, another leak for Windows 8. This time we bring you a native SmartScreen file checking system that prevents users from launching malicious software on their desktop. Long Zheng from istartedsomething.com discovered this feature...
A recently released NSS Labs study, claims that Internet Explorer 8 greatly outperforms competing browsers in terms of protecting users against web based malware. According to the study based upon a sample of 492 URLs,...