Internet Explorer Team Blog

May, 2008

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    ECMAScript Security

    Related to the IE Blog post around mashups in Internet Explorer 8, the Jscript team has a great post on ECMAScript, Security and Mashups over on their blog. Check it out! Kristen Kibble IE Program Manger
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    Enabling Mashups in Internet Explorer 8 with Cross Document Messaging

    Hello, I’m Sunava Dutta and I’m the Program Manager focused on improving our AJAX scenarios in IE8. In this short post I’ll introduce you to a feature we’re implementing in the browser that enables safer mashups. The Same Origin Policy (SOP) requires that browsers prevent script from accessing the contents of another domain to prevent cross site script attacks. Web sites today, like Facebook and Live among others, allow users to drag and drop third party ‘gadgets’ or applications to their page. As...
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    May Chat with the IE Team on Thursday

    Join members of the Internet Explorer team for an Expert Zone chat this Thursday, May 15 th at 10.00 PDT/17.00 UTC. These chats are a great opportunity to have your questions answered by members of the IE product team. If you can’t join us online, all chat transcripts are published here . Allow approximately 7-10 days following a chat for the transcript to go live. Hope you can join us on Thursday! Kristen Kibble Program Manager
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    Installing Branded IE7 on Windows XP Service Pack 3

    Hi all, Last week, I blogged about installing Windows XP SP3 and how it affects different versions of Internet Explorer (See my earlier blog post here ). Today I will be discussing installing branded/custom versions of IE7 on machines with Windows XP SP3 installed. This post is primarily aimed towards folks who use the Internet Explorer Administration Kit 7 (IEAK7) to create custom IE7 packages, like Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and web developers. If you ever installed the IEAK7, built a...
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    IE8 Security Part II: ActiveX Improvements

    Hi, I’m Matt Crowley, Program Manager for Extensibility with Internet Explorer. The team was very excited to be at the RSA security conference last month discussing the security features of Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1. In this, the second part of the IE8 Security blog series, I describe the ActiveX improvements in IE8 and summarize the existing ActiveX-related security features carried over from earlier browser versions. Per-User (Non-Admin) ActiveX Running IE8 in Windows Vista, a standard user...
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    IE and Windows XP Service Pack 3

    Hi. My name is Jane Maliouta and I am the Deployment PM for IE8. You might remember my recent blog on Installing IE8 . Today I am here to tell you about Windows XP SP3 (XPSP3) and how it’ll work with the various released versions of Internet Explorer. Windows XP SP3 contains some new updates, and a number of bug fixes and security improvements. You can learn more about XPSP3 features by reading the white paper located here . We expect XPSP3 will be publicly available shortly and want you to...
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