Microsoft Edge deepens defenses against malicious websites with enhanced security mode


When users access unknown websites, Microsoft’s Edge browser uses an optional feature that imposes stricter security measures. By turning off just-in-time (JIT) JavaScript compilation, the enhanced security option reduces memory-related risks.

Additionally, Microsoft activates hardware-enforced stack protection and arbitrary code guard operating system safeguards for the browser. According to Microsoft, offering a “rich surfing experience with strong technology like JavaScript” increases the dangers of visiting rogue websites. Read More…