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Mon, April 14, 2014 - The Web browser has been a major infection vector for years, allowing malware to be transported to millions of computers through phishing, man-in-the-middle, SQL injection and countless other attacks. But what if there was a way to stop this madness and secure the browsing channel itself?
Thu, April 03, 2014 - Virtual reality through the Oculus Rift headset is novel enough. But VR through Internet Explorer, enabled with just a few lines of code? Microsoft just demonstrated it at its Build conference, drawing applause from a room packed with developers.
Wed, April 02, 2014 - Microsoft's combination of application reputation technology and URL filtering gave Internet Explorer a malware block rate that blew pass Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari.
Wed, April 02, 2014 - Microsoft's Windows 8.1 update solves one of the compatibility problems within Internet Explorer. But you might never see this part of the update if you don't work for a business.
Tue, April 01, 2014 - OKCupid would rather you didn't use Mozilla Firefox to access its popular dating service. Firefox users landing on OKCupid.com are being greeted with a landing page encouraging them to download and use another browser.
Fri, March 21, 2014 - Android smartphones from all manufacturers make up nearly 80% of all smartphones recently sold worldwide, but Apple's iPhone and iPad still dominate when it comes to Web browsing in the U.S. and other highly developed countries.
Wed, March 19, 2014 - Like most previously paper processes, road race registration has moved online. This offers convenience to runners, but it can be a headache for unprepared race directors. Here's how three organizations handle the traffic, testing and analysis of their runner registration systems.
Wed, March 19, 2014 - Mozilla on Tuesday patched five vulnerabilities exploited by researchers last week at the Pwn2Own hacking contest, where they were awarded $200,000 for their collective efforts.
Tue, March 18, 2014 - Mozilla Firefox was the loser in this year's Pwn2Own hackfest, but experts warn against placing too much importance on the number of zero-day vulnerabilities found in the Web browser.
Mon, March 17, 2014 - Google on Friday patched several vulnerabilities in Chrome and Chrome OS within 48 hours of their disclosures at last week's Pwn2Own and Pwnium hacking contests.
Sat, March 15, 2014 - Mozilla on Friday abruptly canceled the release of its touch-enabled Firefox browser for Windows 8, just four days before it was to ship and after two years of work.
Tue, March 11, 2014 - People who plan to run Windows XP after Microsoft pulls the patch plug should dump Internet Explorer (IE) and replace it with a different browser, the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) said Monday.
Thu, March 06, 2014 - Microsoft today announced it will deliver five security updates to customers next week, two tagged as "critical," including one that will quash the open vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE) that hackers have been exploiting since January.
Thu, February 27, 2014 - Pitchforks and torches in hand, Chrome users take to discussion forum to assail what they see as hand-holding and nanny-ism.