Details About IE XP SP2 From MSDN IE Blog

A post from Tony Chor, the Group Program Manager for the Internet Explorer team details some of the changes in Internet Explorer for XP SP2. A couple of things caught my eye..

IE in XP SP2 stops all currently known critical exploits, so it’s a heck of a lot more secure than pretty much any other browser

Really? Mighty strong words given IE’s history.

Maybe he missed off "…that was released in 1995" from the end of that sentence. We’ll see how this all pans out once the number of SP2 installs starts to grow.

Also, I’m hoping that the comment

We also came up with a very original idea – popup blocking

was meant to be funny, but I really can’t tell.