Posts by Crispin Cowan

Mobile, PC, Tablet

Strengthening the Microsoft Edge Sandbox

By Crispin Cowan

In a recent post, we outlined the layered strategy that the Microsoft Edge security team employs to protect you from vulnerabilities that could be used to compromise your device or personal In particular, we showed how Microsoft Edge is leveraging… Read more

Screen capture showing an Edge browser window with a dialog from the address bar which reads "Adobe Flash content was blocked. Do you want to allow Adobe Flash to run on this site?" The options are Close, Allow Once, and Allow Always.
PC, Tablet

Extending User Control of Flash with Click-to-Run

By Crispin Cowan and Microsoft Edge Team

Adobe Flash has been an integral part of the web for decades, enabling rich content and animations in browsers since before HTML5 was In modern browsers, web standards pioneered by Microsoft, Adobe, Google, Apple, Mozilla, and many others are now… Read more

PC, Tablet

Protecting Microsoft Edge against binary injection

By Crispin Cowan

In May, we announced that Microsoft Edge was saying goodbye to binary extensibility models such as ActiveX and Browser Helper This change made browsing in Windows faster, more secure, and more stable than ever, while paving the way for better… Read more