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Internet Explorer 8 received an award for high security


The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) has nominated a number of companies, products and services for their contributions to information security and a high level of security.

Online Trust Alliance is an organization uniting many companies: Cisco, PayPal, Zynga, Symantec and others. The organization serves to create an information security research community.
Among such nominees as Secunia, VeriSign, eCert, Microsoft received the award - the Internet Explorer 8 browser. Below is a quote from the press release :
Microsoft - Excellence in Technology Innovation & Empowerment nomination - Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 is awarded for innovation and leadership in supporting and implementing features like P3P . IE8 is the first browser to support Extended Validation SSL Certificates, the first to implement dynamic anti-phishing and antivirus technologies, protection against XSS exploits, and the integration of InPrivate Browsing and InPrivate Filtering privacy management features.
The announcement of the award was made with the blog Exploring IE , it contains various data, including reports that Internet Explorer 8 by July 2010 blocked 1 billion attempts to download malware.

Source: https://habr.com/ru/post/105757/

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