O'Reilly logo

Windows® 7 Visual™ Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

9.1. Add a Site to the Restricted Sites Zone

You can add a potentially dangerous Web site to Internet Explorer's Restricted Sites security zone to make your Web surfing sessions safer.

Web pages can contain small programs, scripts, and other so-called active content. This active content is designed to offer you a more lively and interactive experience. However, dangers are associated with such content, just as with any remote program that runs on your computer. For example, some scripts can access the data on your hard drive. Fortunately, the vast majority of sites that use such content do so responsibly and safely. However, there are ways to use such content for nefarious purposes, and many Web pages are set up to do just that.

Therefore, it ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required