New enhancements to Phishing Filter protection for IE

Hello, I’m John Scarrow and am the general manager for the Anti-Spam and Anti-Phishing Team at Microsoft. My team developed and runs the Microsoft Phishing Filter you’ve seen for the current beta of Internet Explorer for Windows Vista and Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP, and I wanted to follow up on previous posts about…


Genuine Windows and Browsers

The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 12 September 2012 The core of my team’s job is to make IE7 and Windows Vista so compelling so that people choose our products. The people who work on Windows want you to have a good experience,…


Windows Network Developer Platform Information

On last Monday, Venkat mentioned some of the improvements made for the new version of WinINET.dll shipping alongside Internet Explorer 7.  For developers in the audience, I’d like to note that the Windows Network Developer Platform blog is a great source of news about WinINET and other networking modules within Windows. Of particular interest to…


IE Security Update Impact to Security and Compatibility

We’ve heard some concerns about the potential impact of recent IE updates, and I want to give you background on these updates so you can understand the impact. It is a top goal of ours to keep users safe and web pages working as the author intended. The great majority of users and developers should…


The Beta 1 Refresh of the IE Developer Toolbar

Hello, my name is Jeff Varga and I am an intern from U.C. Berkeley on the IE team.  One of my projects this fall is to help build the IE Developer Toolbar into a great product for the IE community. We are pleased to release the beta 1 refresh of the IE Developer Toolbar. The community…