Microsoft To Enforce Internet Explorer Update to Detect Misleading Advertising

Microsoft will enforce an new updated for its evaluation criteria from June 1, 2015 , to detect online misleading advertising and malicious codes ,company said in a blog post on Tuesday.

Microsoft have updated its unwanted software evaluation criteria for following objectives ;

Advertisements: The advertisement should not mislead you into visiting another site or downloading files.

Advertisements shown to a user:

  • Must not mislead or deceive, or confuse with the intent to mislead or deceive
  • Must be distinguishable from website content
  • Must not contain malicious code
  • Must not invoke a file download

Examples of misleading advertising;


If you turn on the “SmartScreen” filter the Internet explorer will detect the sites that contain an advertisement which is not accepted by Microsoft evaluation criteria and notifies you with a warning .


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