Jun 262008
 


Finjan is one of the security products company that drew my attention this year at InfoSec 2008 in London. The protfolio reminded of Kasperskys early days.

Finjan SecureBrowsing provides you with safety ratings of URLs showing in your browser. Finjan SecureBrowsing is a security extension for your browser that scans and classifies web addresses to provide you with safety rating of URLs before you visit them. Proactively alerting you to potentially malicious web addresses in links of search results, ads and other selected web pages, SecureBrowsing protects you from webpages that could be used to compromise your privacy and identity.

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May 202008
 


While Internet Explorer is certainly not the best FTP client, it can still come handy when required. Internet Explorer by default is configured to be an FTP client in Active or Port mode. However, there are instances like a client or server is behind the firewall or when you need to connect in Passive mode.

Here we can see how to change Internet Explorer to connect in Passive mode.

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Apr 242008
 


If you would like to change the default download target for Internet Explorer from ‘Desktop’ to some other location on your system, the following quick registry change will do it.

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Mar 222008
 


A quick tip for those who choose to trial the Internet Explorer 8 Beta browser. Those who installed Internet Explorer 8 beta would have realised some of their favorite website just don’t work anymore. To name a few Yahoo!Mail new interface and a bunch of Microsoft sites like Windows Live mail and their own Windows update website. Quite odd though Windows Update site thinks that we use an older version of the browser and suggest you to use a latest version. I would have expected Microsoft to make their websites all compatible with Internet Explorer 8.

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