Microsoft Edge Beta launches security improvements

As you already know, Microsoft Edge has multiple development channels ranging from Canary to Beta. In them, new features are tested, which in some cases reach users of the stable channel. A few days ago, Microsoft released Edge to Insiders beta 104.0.1293.44. The update includes the usual set of bug fixes and performance improvements, and also has a new default security setting. Edge Beta will now have the option enabled ” Basic “ default on bord://settings/privacy. This setting adds a layer of protection when browsing infrequently visited sites.

Edge will now be even safer

In addition to being the new default setting, ” Basic “ is the recommended security setting for Edge. When enabled, most sites should work as expected. Users can create exceptions if they have problems with specific sites or doubts about some of them. If people prefer to have the added security features while browsing any site, they can configure the browser to “Strict. » These are the new features of version 104.1293.44 of Microsoft Edge Dev that we have already presented to you:

  • Improve your web security. The improvements of Improve your security on the web at edge://settings/privacy now includes basic as the new default option. With this option, Microsoft Edge will apply additional security protection to less visited sites. This preserves the user experience for the most popular sites on the web.

Although the changelog only includes one change, it is longer than the previous two Edge Beta updates. Version 104.0.1293.41, released August 1, 2022, and version 104.0.1293.35, released July 25, 2022, include bug fixes and performance improvements only.

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