|Version tested||126.96.36.199||3.12 beta 2||8 beta 2||9.63||3.2.1 (525.27.1)|
||Battle tested by attackers; best cipher support;
excellent add-on support;security zones
|Best enterprise deployment and control; top security granularity; security zones; excellent add-on manager||Impressive security granularity; good anti-DoS protection; many unique features; strict EV enforcement||Good pop-up blocking; good anti-phishing filter; good local password protection|
doesn't highlight true domain name
|Most attacked browser; high number of known vulnerabilities; vulnerable to exploitation of third-party ActiveX controls||DEP and ASLR not enabled; ECC ciphers not supported; not thoroughly tested by attackers||Lack of security granularity; poor cipher support; no security zones; absence of enterprise feaures|
|TLS available and offered first||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|SSL 1.0 enabled by default||N||N||N||N||N|
|InfoCard supported by default||N||N||Y||N||N|
|Extended Validation certificates||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Enforce FIPS cipher use||N||Y||Y||N||N|
|Server TLS/SSL certificate revocation information checked by default||Y||Y||Y||Y||N|
|OCSP support enabled||N||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Multiple security zones/domains||N||Y||Y||N||N|
|Security controls by Web site exceptions||N||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Control security and functionality on a per site basis||N||N||Y||Y||N|
|Automatically store and recall passwords||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Stong local password protection||N||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|MIME content type sniffing||Y||Y, limited||Y||Y||Y|
|DEP enabled by default||Y||Y||Y||N||N|
|Vista ASLR enabled by default||Y||Y||Y||N||Y|
|Vista Integrity level||Low/Med.||Medium||Low/Med.||Medium||Medium|
|Built-in ActiveX support||N||N||Y||N||N|
|Built-in script support||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Control access data across domains||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Control displaying content across mixed zones by default||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Control browser access to clipboard||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Moniker handling to prevent automatic application launching||Y||Y||Y||Y||N|
|Cross-site script filtering||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Supports Windows authentication||Y, digest||Y, digest||Y, all||Y||Y|
|Block reported malicious sites||N||Y||Y||Y||N|
|Highlights true domain name||Y||N||Y||N||N|
|Private session browsing||Y||Y||Y||N||Y|
|One click history erase||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|One click default settings reset||Y||N||Y||N||N|
|Ad blocking (outside of pop-ups)||N||N||N||Y||N|
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