Q: Internet Explorer 9 has modified the page to help prevent cross-site scripting message This thread is locked from future replies

I have Windows 7 and just downloade IE9.  I play Frontierville on Facebook and when I try to publish my accomplishments or share during game I can't.  I have a message at bottom of page: Internet Explorer has modified the page to help prevent cross-site scripting.  What do I do to stop this and be able to publish and share again, what do I disable or please guide me. Help! Thank You for any guidance.



Hi Marcielacono,

Follow the steps as mentioned below:

1)      Click start and click on internet explorer

2)      Hit Alt key on keyboard

3)      Click on Tools , internet options

4)      Click on security tab

5)      Click on Custom level

6)      Scroll down to Enable XSS FILTERUnder Scripting

7)      Place a check mark for Disable XSS FILTER and click on Ok

8)      Click ok to close the properties windows

9)      Restart internet explorer and check for issue

What is Cross Site Scripting?
Cross site scripting (also known as XSS) occurs when a web application gathers malicious data from a user. The data is usually gathered in the form of a hyperlink which contains malicious content within it. The user will most likely click on this link from another website, instant message, or simply just reading a web board or email message. Usually the attacker will encode the malicious portion of the link to the site in HEX (or other encoding methods) so the request is less suspicious looking to the user when clicked on. After the data is collected by the web application, it creates an output page for the user containing the malicious data that was originally sent to it, but in a manner to make it appear as valid content from the website. Many popular guestbook and forum programs allow users to submit posts with html and javascript embedded in them

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