What should my security setting be ofr the "internet zone"??

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by JTA, May 21, 2004.

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  1. JTA

    JTA Guest

    You know when u right click on IE,then Security tab,then there is zones to pick from:
    Local Intranet
    Trusted Sites
    Restricted Sites

    What is a good setting for the "Internet" zoneo_O
  2. dog

    dog Guest

    Hi JTA; :)

    Click this link for Eric Howes Site HERE and scroll half way down the page "Securing the Internet Zone"

    Eric's Page is a great resource here's the link to the index page ... bookmark it for future referance ... theirs tons of info .... Main Index ... also check out IE Spyad for M$ IE HERE

    Hope that helps. ;)

    dog - *puppy*
  3. Nick

    Nick Registered Member

    May 14, 2002
    This should be covered in Eric's site, but I think that the Active X items are the most important ones to change.

    Go to Internet Options/Security/Internet, press 'default level', then OK.

    Now press "Custom Level."

    In the ActiveX section, set the first two options ("Download signed and unsigned ActiveX controls) to 'prompt', and 'Initialize and Script ActiveX controls not marked as safe" to 'disable'.

    Now you will be asked whether you want ActiveX objects to be executed and whether you want software to be installed.
    Sites that you know for sure are above suspicion can be moved to the Trusted Zone in Internet Option/security.

    excerpt from TonyKline's advice on how not to get reinfected speech avalable on many security sites including this one
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