News tagged ‘internet explorer’

Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013

Internet Explorer Exploit Code Publicly Released

Internet Explorer Exploit Code Publicly Released

Metasploit has released an exploit framework that targets a critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer into the public domain. Users are advised to install Microsoft's Fix It patch to keep themselves protected.

Monday, 24 Jun 2013

Mozilla Delays Firefox Third Party Cookie Blocking Feature

Mozilla Delays Firefox Third Party Cookie Blocking Feature

Mozilla announced last week that they will be collaborating on the Cookie Clearinghouse, or CCH, with Stamford Law School's Center for Internet and Society (CiS). However, this development will mean more delays to the launch of its cookie-blocking feature that was announced in February this year.

Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013

Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 and Windows RT to Run Flash By Default

Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 and Windows RT to Run Flash By Default

Microsoft will be updating IE10 in Windows 8 and Windows RT to let it run Flash content by default. The change of mind comes after the company realizes that most sites with Flash content are ‘compatible with the Windows experience for touch, performance, and battery life.’

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013

Microsoft Officially Releases IE10 for Windows 7

Microsoft Officially Releases IE10 for Windows 7

Microsoft has just announced that Internet Explorer 10 is now finally available to all Windows 7 users globally.

Monday, 25 Feb 2013

Firefox to Start Blocking Third Party Cookies

Firefox to Start Blocking Third Party Cookies

Upcoming Firefox builds will be blocking third party cookies by default. Firefox currently has a "do not track" extension, but many third party advertisers simply ignore the "do not track" requests of the extension and leave a cookie behind anyway.

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012

Microsoft Warns of Poison Ivy Trojan

Microsoft Warns of Poison Ivy Trojan

Microsoft releases a temporary software fix for a newly discovered vulnerability in its Internet Explorer web browser, which attackers can exploit by installing the Poison Ivy trojan.

Friday, 11 May 2012

Xbox 360 to Receive Internet Explorer 9

Xbox 360 to Receive Internet Explorer 9

While it's pretty odd that the Xbox 360 has not had a proper web browser for the last seven years, Microsoft aims to finally give its gaming console one in the form of a customized IE9.

Monday, 30 Apr 2012

Opera Confirms WebKit Prefix Usage

Opera Confirms WebKit Prefix Usage

Opera has confirmed that it'd be implementing WebKit prefixes. And it has now prepared Opera Mobile Emulator builds to test the WebKit prefix support.

Thursday, 15 Mar 2012

Metro Browser Race for Windows 8 Heating Up

Metro Browser Race for Windows 8 Heating Up

Google has followed Mozilla's lead and announced plans to port Chrome over to Metro. But will both the competitors, as strange as it may sound, be able to top Internet Explorer 10?

Thursday, 3 Nov 2011

Internet Explorer Slipping as Other Browsers Catchup

Internet Explorer Slipping as Other Browsers Catchup

Internet explorer slips below 50% global browser usage for the first time in a decade. Could this mean we are witnessing the beginning of the end for Microsoft's web browser?

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