Securing I.E?

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Simon Phoenix, Apr 11, 2005.

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  1. Simon Phoenix

    Simon Phoenix Registered Member

    Apr 3, 2005
    Any ideas or suggestions on how to secure I.E? I have mcafee pro, adaware, spybot, spywareblaster, looknstop and A2/ewido.

    Any other ways to lock down I.E? I would rather use I.E than any other browser personally.

    Oh, I also use pop up cop which blocks scripts, applets and so forth.
  2. Notok

    Notok Registered Member

    May 28, 2004
    Portland, OR (USA)
  3. GForce

    GForce Guest

    Hello Simon,

    If you're not already running IE-SPYADS, definately worth a look.
    Many other resources of interest hosted by Eric Howes (Spyware Warrior).
    Checkout IE resources down the main page for the xml files that handle cookies,
    nice options/easy import (over-rides auto configuration).

    Toss IE's temporary internet files with CleanUp! by Steven Gould (powerful and easy).
    Nice free program that's found a home as my system maid :D (Tutorial).

    And if you're running as administrator, you may want to DropMyRights (actually your's). :D

    Just a few ideas, there are literally hundreds including the ever versatile Proxomitron web filter. :cool:
    Kill ads, flash, and "nosey" java scripts. Personally Simon, I run IE with active controls disabled.
    I feel the benefits easily outweigh the risks.

    Happy Investigations. ;)
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