Windows 8 to use SmartScreen Security

April 8, 2011
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SmartScreen is practically a dynamic list of known “illegal, viral, fraudulent, or malicious” URLs that Microsoft manually or algorithmally identifies. It uses this list to compare the link or executes a user visits or downloads, warning if there’s a match.It will proactively check the filesystem and attempt to stop and downloads that are foreign to it. Source: I Started Something]]>

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