Tag Archives: IE9

Malware or Not?

I’ve been doing an interesting experiment, in a virtual machine on a separate PC with no personal information  at all on it.  I’ve been going through SPAM emails and clicking on every link to see what happens.  It is an … Continue reading

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How long does it take to get infected with Malware? About 5 minutes

Having a freshly setup PC, and virtual machine, I went looking for trouble.  I did a search for “medical forum” and up popped a link for medhelp.org.  I went to the site and created an account and then started navigating … Continue reading

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TRUSTe gets its Tracking Protection List act together

When Microsoft added the Tracking Protection List (TPL) feature to the Internet Explorer 9 beta TRUSTe made available a beta TPL that has been widely criticized.  The problem with the TRUSTe beta TPL is that apparently what they did was just take everyone who … Continue reading

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Microsoft IE9 Tracking Protection Lists (Part 2 – The How)

In Part 1 of my blog on the Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) Tracking Protection List (TPL) feature I discussed why it was important to do something about tracking.  Now lets talk just a little bit about how tracking and … Continue reading

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Microsoft IE9 Tracking Protection Lists (Part 1 – The Why)

A very cool feature in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) is its support for Tracking Protection Lists (TPL).  TPLs are a mechanism for reducing how tracking of your activities on the web can be done by advertisers (and others).  I want to … Continue reading

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I’m glad I’m running IE9

I’ve installed all three of the latest browsers and will try them side-by-side for a while.  Of course, the first thing one notices is that only IE9 has the Tracking Protection List feature.  I’m working on a blog post on that … Continue reading

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