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Microsoft's newest browser, known as Spartan during development, replacing Internet Explorer as the default browser on Windows 10 and onwards.

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Is URL:Blacklist a harmful threat?

res.public.onecdn.static.microsoft and Avast says my C:\ProgramFiles(x86)\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe was infected with URL:Blacklist from https://res.public.onecdn.static.microsoft/owamail/...
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Edge browser + Docker: proxy settings for Burp Suite

This is my case: I'm trying DVWA in a Docker container localhost:4280. I want to test this webapp with Burp Suite (which listen to port 8080) and Microsoft Edge browser. I'm on Windows 11 The way to ...
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Is Edge (Enterprise) Password feature less secure than open source local password manager? [closed]

For Enterprise, how to know if Edge Password AutoSave is less secure than copy/paste to a desktop password manager which is open source? IMHO Edge should be more secure because: copy/paste has ...
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Windows Update installs yandex.ru browser hijacker

I recently created a Windows 10 installation stick via the official media creation tool. Presumably, there was no malware on my host system on which I created the stick. It's a pretty fresh install as ...
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Can my ISP access my browser cookies and browsing history?

I only use https websites and Microsoft Edge. I know that my ISP can see only https://example.com of the full URL I've visited (e.g. https://example.com/abc/xyz). But I don't clear my browsing history ...
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can my ISP know which urls i'm visiting? If so then how to prevent it? [duplicate]

i'm using latest version of microsoft edge browser on windows 10 PC and i'm in India. I use cloudeflare DNS. i Checked my browser security on https://www.cloudflare.com/ssl/encrypted-sni/ and got this ...
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New IQ Option Messages in Microsoft Edge even though I've never used their service

All of a sudden I started receiving pop-ups on my Windows PC from this company IQ Option offering virtual money and demo time. Why are they messaging me through my Microsoft Edge browser? I didn't ...
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Third-party P3P extension for Internet Explorer or Edge

P3P has been removed from Internet Explorer and Edge in Windows 10. Is there a third-party browser extension that, as a cookie filter, reads compact privacy policies and allows or blocks cookies based ...
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How is Firefox importing credentials from other browsers without the need for the admin password?

Im currently looking into the security of different browser password storing mechanisms. My main focus lies on the new Chromium based Microsoft Edge browser. As far as I can see, Chromium based ...
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Potential Hack (Macbook/Edge/Teams/Remote) [duplicate]

I have noticed earlier that my Macbook Pro camera light was lit on - the screen is turned off but not sleeping - the entire time the device was not being used or touched. I logged in to investigate ...
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How do browsers import password data from other browsers?

Specifically, how did the new Microsoft Edge (based on Chromium?) import my passwords from Google Chrome (which are synced to my Google account and supposedly secure)? I'm on Windows 10. Does Windows ...
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Can my employer see my browsing history with work account on my personal device

I was using Edge on my personal device at home browsing stuff and realised I was logged in on Bing.com with my Microsoft work account. I cleared my browser's browsing history and also Bing's browsing ...
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does pasting a url into a chrome file upload dialog box (windows process) have security issues?

When using Chrome and I select a file for upload on a website that accepts files, a Windows dialog box appears for me to select a file. I can then paste a URL address for a file in the dialog box, ...
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Website Marked as Phising by Edge [duplicate]

I handle a joomla website (https://dom-ng.eu) which is marked as unsafe by Microsoft Edge but not Chrome an others. The site is flagged with a phishing threat and i tried to fix the issue but it's not ...
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Microsoft Edge Unexpected Page Redirect Without Interaction

Upon opening Microsoft edge, I clicked on a homepage Fox News article about a new bill being introduced. While reading, I looked down and checked my phone, and looked up to see my browser redirecting ...
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usync.nexage.com MS Edge Exploit?

Related to this question: Is This A Hack/Malware/Breach? Date: Noticed between 5/23-5/24/2018 OS: Windows 10 Applies to: Windows 10 version 1709 for x64-based Systems Browser: Microsoft Edge 41....
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Resolving "This website has been reported as unsafe" (Windows Defender SmartScreen)

I had a website that was compromised—the attacker planted malware that caused a redirect to a malicious site. The security holes have now been fixed and the malware has been removed. However, ...
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Saved password store on Android Edge browser

Does anyone have knowledge, or better yet, a reference document showing how and where passwords are stored when using the Edge browser on Android? I'm assuming it's going to be SQLite, as I ...
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Odd Proxy setting in Microsoft Edge

Today I encountered odd proxy settings on a user's Windows 10 installation. Microsoft Edge had the proxy set to: use proxyserver The address field was set to: ...os=127.0.0.1:51144 The "port" ...
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Iframe inheriting parent's Content Security Policy

I have a parent page that has a Content Security Policy on it. The main purpose of CSP is not to prevent XSS, but to prevent network access. This page has to run some user generated/submitted HTML/CSS/...
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Smart-Screen filter still complains, despite I signed the executable, why?

First and foremost, this is my very first experience with Code Signing. I bought Standard Code Signing from Certum for 3 years. I intend to publish applications in Czech republic mostly. But to the ...
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LastPass Secure Notes Leak? - Is Spell Check and Typing Telemetry of LP Secure Notes a Significant Leak in Windows 10 Edge Extension

LastPass is the first and only password manager extension for Windows 10 Edge in the Microsoft Store (Fall 2016). The LP Secure Notes appears to use the standard Msft spelling engine and dictionaries. ...
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Microsoft Edge Cache Data

On CCleaner in Windows 10, there are options for Microsoft Edge, which I do not use for browsing the web. Deselecting the option to clean for MS Edge significantly speeds up the process, but I am ...
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How secure is the native browser password autofill?

Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and IE all either have a suggest-password feature, or password archival feature. How secure are these passwords when stored on a computer? If replicated, how secure ...
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Script injection on all browsers

I have something injecting a script into all web browsers that I have tried - Firefox, IE, Edge, Chrome - and it doesn't look like an extension (since it is doing so in different web browsers). I ...
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Localhost loopback risk

By default, access to [::1] and localhost are disallowed in Microsoft Edge. One way to workaround this is to enable it in the about:flags page: On that label it also says (this might put your device ...
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Does Microsoft Edge (Spartan) share Cookies, Cache, Passwords, or TLS Certificates with Internet Explorer?

Windows 10 was released with a new browser called Microsoft Edge. Interestingly, Internet Explorer is also installed on the same default install. Given that Chrome and Firefox tend to separate their ...
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