Users are often the weak link in the security of an organization. For example, many users will click links in email messages they receive without any concern about the possible consequences. Microsoft Outlook 2007 and 2010 can display a warning message when the user clicks a potentially harmful link within a message. To enable this functionality, see the “Let me fix it myself” section of Microsoft Knowledge Base article 925757:
Note that users won’t be able to circumvent this functionality by installing alternate browsers lie Chrome or Firefox on their system.
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