Shoring Up Holes in IE Security

ExtremeTech has a few suggestions on how to plug the leak in IE for those of you still using it. The tech specialists will walk you through changing your security zone settings to “High,” limiting active scripting and enabling Data Execution Prevention. There’s also IE 8 specific information on how to handle OLEDB32.DLL and disabling data binding.

Each step is illustrated with screenshots to make the process easier. ExtremeTech also includes instructions on how to reverse the whole process when Microsoft issues a patch.

Read the How to Safeguard Against New IE Vulnerability article on ExtremeTech.

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2 Comments on Shoring Up Holes in IE Security

IE lame

On December 17, 2008 at 5:46 pm

switch to firefox. dude.

Shawn Sines

On December 18, 2008 at 8:38 am

@IE lame – That’s what I run on and recommend.