Will Microsoft’s new browser have an edge over the others when it comes to security?

Web browsers have been a favorite target of attackers since the early days of the Internet, in large part because of the browser extensions such as ActiveX and VB Script that web developers use to create more sophisticated web sites. Microsoft’s new Edge browser for Windows 10 aims to bump up the security level, and one way it will do that is by removing support for these common plug-ins.

That’s not all. There will also be many under-the-hood security improvements and new features to protect against memory corruption exploits that have become popular. the sandbox will also be enhanced, and content will be run in containers to better isolate web applications.

Read more about Edge security here:
https://threatpost.com/microsoft-edge-browser-seen-as-a-big-security-upgrade/112738

 

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