Internet Explorer 8 Security Tips

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Pete LePage works as a PM on the Internet Explorer team working with developer security. He stopped by the studio today to give us some tips as surfers, as well as a few tips for developers, on some of the things that can help prevent security threats. In 2008 a study showed that about 70% of attacks on web sites were from cross-site scripting. Pete goes through three security topics that every developer should know about. They include tips for cross-site scripting defenses, HTML sanitization, and JSON sanitization. You can find out more about these tips here.

Other URLs mentioned
Microsoft Anti-Virus: http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/
Internet Explorer Developer Center
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/default.aspx
Internet Explorer information for the IT Pro
http://www.technet.com/ie

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