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Cybersecurity
Kaspersky finds zero-day exploits in Windows OS and Internet Explorer used in targeted attack
"What is particularly interesting in the discovered attack is that the previous exploits we found were mainly about elevation of privileges."
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Cloud
Microsoft IE vulnerability to go unpatched until mid-Feb
A blog post from security vendor ESET has outlined the risk of the zero-day for those who are still using the relic browser of internet-past.
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Cloud
Microsoft places IE on death row
After 20 long years, Microsoft may finally be putting Internet Explorer out to pasture.
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Microsoft
Listen up - Microsoft rolls out Internet Explorer patch... Windows XP included
In what has been a very busy week for those in Redmond, Microsoft has today released a patch designed to fill the hole in its Internet Explorer browser.
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Cloud
Microsoft issues Internet Explorer vulnerability guidance
"As criminals become more sophisticated, it is important to keep current with software that has the latest security protections built in."
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Microsoft
Symantec leads Internet Explorer fight back
In response to the latest Microsoft Internet Explorer Zero Day vulnerability, Symantec has provided a script to mitigate against the attacks, posting the tool on its blog for people to download.
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Malware
Microsoft rushes to fix major Internet Explorer security flaw
"Microsoft is aware of limited, targeted attacks that attempt to exploit a vulnerability in Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 10, and Internet Explorer 11."
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Malware
Windows XP users exposed as Internet Explorer comes under attack
"Symantec Security Response encourages users to temporarily switch to a different Web browser until a patch is made available by the vendor."
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Google
Microsoft got fined, but it doesn’t care
The European Commission has stung Microsoft with a US$731m fine for violating terms of its settlement of an ant-trust case - but will it care?
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Windows
Internet Explorer 8 and Windows XP systems at risk
Dimension Data uncovers security issues which could allow remote parties to gain full control of a target PC.
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Windows
Microsoft brings Internet Explorer 10 to Windows 7
After much speculation software company launches web browser preview.
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Internet Explorer
How to stop your Internet Explorer getting infected
Microsoft urges hundreds of millions browser users to download security software after a newly discovered bug makes PCs vulnerable to hacker attacks.
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Internet Explorer
Sydney e-retailer implements 'Internet Explorer 7 tax'
6.8% surcharge added to purchases to counter cost of supporting six-year-old browser.
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Internet Explorer
Chrome overtakes Firefox, eyes up IE
Google browser takes second place in browser wars; so how far away is Internet Explorer?
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Internet Explorer
‘Study’ questions intelligence of IE users - Updated
IQ test report revealed as a hoax. The French failed to see the funny side.
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Apple
Safari and Chrome make gains in browser wars
Safari and Chrome gain market share despite version updates from Microsoft and Mozilla
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Internet Explorer
Browser wars
The Netguide Browser wars - IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, or Avant? We take a look.
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Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer 9 goes live
The latest Microsoft browser comes out of beta and goes on general release in 39 languages.
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Google
Major improvements made to Chrome
Latest Google browser comes out of beta with updates made to speed, ease-of-use and password security.
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Cloud
Microsoft issues IE warning
Targeted attacks using a remote code execution vulnerability are being addressed.
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Websites
What is New Zealand's ugliest website?
Microsoft asks you to vote for the country's ugliest websites, with the winner receiving a makeover.
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Microsoft
IE9 available soon
Microsoft has announced that the beta version of its new web browser, Internet Explorer 9, will be available for download soon.
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Cloud
Microsoft patches botched Hotmail update
Try using Google Chrome in the meantime, Microsoft recommends...
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Microsoft
Another fix for Internet Explorer
Users of Internet Explorer should expect a special security<br />update sometime within the next 24 hours.