How IE7 handles URLs

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 17 2005 @ 01:39 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Internet Explorer 7 will feature CURI, a new URL handling architecture.
When designing our security strategy for IE7, malicious URIs were near the top of the list because secure handling of URIs throughout IE is critical to the security of the system. Hence, a major architectural investment was made in CURI for IE7.

Unlike most of the new features in IE7, most end users will never notice CURI working “under the hood” on their behalf. For the technical readers in the audience, however, the details behind CURI may be of some interest.
Read on at IE Blog


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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