Microsoft has developed two new security features to outlook.com

Posted: December 12, 2012 in Antivirus and Security Software, IT Security News
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Microsoft Security EssentialsAdditional protection is designed to prevent conduct phishing attacks against users of the service.

According to the developers of Microsoft, the next time was in outlook.com supports standard DMARC (domain-based message authentication, reporting & conformance), is a technology improve security authentication protocols in the email.

Support is currently DMARC implemented in such popular resources as Facebook, Paypal and LinkedIn. In this case, in order to implement this standard on these services is to improve the protection of users from phishing and spam.

“Our implementation DMARC help protect you, visually highlighting messages from legitimate sources – the experts explain. – If the sender supports DMARC, we will place the radio button next to the message that indicates the security letters. “

Second additional security feature is enhanced support for certificate validation. It is assumed that this will significantly increase the probability of recognition of malicious web-sites that mimic popular portals.

Microsoft’s developers report here

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