Microsoft Finally Fixes Critical IE Bug, Also On Windows XP

Microsoft Finally Fixes Critical IE Bug, Also On Windows XP

It would appear that despite having pulled the official plug on Windows XP, Microsoft is still rolling out some support for the platform. The company has rolled out a patch to fix the critical Internet Explorer bug revealed recently, and the patch has been offered for Windows XP as well.

By On May 2, 2014 Respond
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New Zero Day Vulnerability Found In All Versions Of Internet Explorer

New Zero Day Vulnerability Found In All Versions Of Internet Explorer

Although Internet Explorer is no longer the most popular browser, it continues to command a significant market share. Which is why it is alarming news that a newly-discovered zero day vulnerability affects all versions of Internet Explorer.

By On April 28, 2014 Respond
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IE Browser Market Share Declines To Below Ten Percentage

IE Browser Market Share Declines To Below Ten Percentage

For long, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer enjoyed the leading position in the browser market, being among the oldest in the arena. But with the new and stuff competition, IE has been losing market share. Now, the browser has declined to single-digit market share.

By On January 31, 2014 Respond
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Microsoft Pays $28,000 To Researchers For Finding IE 11 Bugs

Microsoft Pays $28,000 To Researchers For Finding IE 11 Bugs

Microsoft’s browser, Internet Explorer, has long been lambasted and criticized for providing inadequate security. However, the company seems adamant on providing better security features in IE 11. To that end, Microsoft recently paid $28,000 to six researchers who were able to find key bugs in IE 11.

By On October 9, 2013 1 Response
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Using Internet Explorer? You Need To Install This Fix-It To Protect Your PC

Using Internet Explorer? You Need To Install This Fix-It To Protect Your PC

Remember the Internet Explorer vulnerability reported by Microsoft itself back in September 17th? The vulnerability later used to exploit a wide range of PC running Windows and Internet Explorer. This risk is critical, here we have brought a temporary solution by Microsoft TechNet.

By On October 2, 2013 Respond
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Internet Explorer 10 Is The Most Energy Efficient Web Browser: Microsoft

Internet Explorer 10 Is The Most Energy Efficient Web Browser: Microsoft

Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) first came with Microsoft’s Windows 8 OS. The browser was a big boost in performance compared to earlier web browsers from Microsoft. Based on a Fraunhofer study, Microsoft claims that its new browser is the most energy efficient in the market.

By On June 8, 2013 1 Response
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IE10 And Firefox Gain Market Share, Chrome Declines

IE10 And Firefox Gain Market Share, Chrome Declines

Internet Explorer continues to be the undisputed champion in browser wars. Between April and May, IE was able to gain 0.18 percent in its total share, effectively grabbing 55.99 percent of the overall browser arena. Chrome, on the other hand, has slipped down from 16.35 percent market share to 15.74 percent.

By On June 3, 2013 Respond
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Zero-Day IE Vulnerability Used To Target Nuclear Weapons Researchers

Zero-Day IE Vulnerability Used To Target Nuclear Weapons Researchers

A security firm recently found out that a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8 has been used by hackers to install malicious trojans on the systems of nuclear weapons researchers and Department of Energy employees. Microsoft has confirmed the exploit and has provided guidelines on how to patch the exploit.

By On May 5, 2013 1 Response
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Internet Explorer Gains Over Chrome And Firefox, Reaching Nearly 56% Market Share

Internet Explorer Gains Over Chrome And Firefox, Reaching Nearly 56% Market Share

Towards the close of 2012, many had speculated that Microsoft’s Internet Explorer may finally lose to the onslaught from the likes of Firefox and Google Chrome. However, with the release of IE10, Internet Explorer has not only been able to stand its ground but has been gaining market share over the last two months.

By On March 1, 2013 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Check Where Shortened URL Leads Before Opening It

[Tutorial] How To Check Where Shortened URL Leads Before Opening It

When you view links inside tweets on Twitter or other similar website’s you will see that their URLs are shortened. The problem is that the actual link behind any shortened URL is not visible and it raise a doubt about the destination of the link. However, thanks to an extension called Unshorten, through which Firefox users can easily determine whether the hidden URL is safe to visit or not. In this tutorial I will show you how to install and use it.

By On January 17, 2013 Respond
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Google Restores Maps Access On Windows Phone

Google Restores Maps Access On Windows Phone

We recently reported that Google was redirecting Windows Phone users who tried to access Google Maps via Internet Explorer mobile, to its home page. However, the search giant later announced that it would soon restore direct access to Google Maps for such users. And now, it finally has.

By On January 10, 2013 Respond
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Google Will Soon Restore Access To Google Maps On Windows Phone

Google Will Soon Restore Access To Google Maps On Windows Phone

We recently reported that such users who tried accessing Google Maps via Internet Explorer on a Windows Phone devices were redirected to the Google home page. It was revealed that the problem emanated from the fact that IE doesn’t use WebKit which, Google holds, is essential to provide a good Maps experience.

By On January 6, 2013 Respond
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Google Maps Not Supported On Windows Phone Due To No WebKit Usage

Google Maps Not Supported On Windows Phone Due To No WebKit Usage

Relations between Microsoft and Google haven’t exactly been amicable. In fact, in recent times, they have soured all the more due to somewhat of a feud between Bing and Google search as well as several other issues. Now, it has turned out that Google Maps can’t be accessed on Windows Phone devices because their default browser doesn’t use WebKit.

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New IE Vulnerability Confirmed By Microsoft, Not Found In IE9 And IE10

New IE Vulnerability Confirmed By Microsoft, Not Found In IE9 And IE10

Although Internet Explorer no longer holds the crown of being the most widely-used browser, it still commands a mighty user base. Thus, it is bad news for them that Microsoft has confirmed a new vulnerability in the earlier versions of the browser.

By On December 30, 2012 Respond
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New IE10 Ad – It Stinks Less, Claims Microsoft

New IE10 Ad – It Stinks Less, Claims Microsoft

In March this year, Microsoft launched a clever ‘Browser you love(d) to hate’ campaign to entice the users back to its browser, Internet Explorer 10. As part of the campaign, the company has now released a new ad which claims that the browser stinks…less.

By On December 1, 2012 Respond
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