Microsoft’s anti-phishing technology is about to get better thanks to technology from Georgia-based Digital Resolve. The company said Tuesday that its Trusted Server technology will make it into phishing filters in IE6 and IE7, as well as the Windows Live Toolbar.
The deal marks the first time the technology has been licensed, Digital Resolve says, which also claims a 100 percent success rate for sites in its database.
The company’s anti-phishing technology indexes the Internet, recording Web sites and their IP addresses. When included in detection systems like Microsoft’s, it provides a fairly reliable way to detect websites by comparing the Web site to the recorded IP address in the company’s database.
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Microsoft Bolsters, Phishing, Filters in IE