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Computing, Software & Applications

Internet Explorer reaches the end of the line

June 15, 2022

Via: Info World

Microsoft’s legacy Internet Explorer web browser, which roamed the internet for nearly 27 years, has been officially retired as of June 15. Version 11 of the browser is no longer supported, Microsoft announced. During the next few months, opening Internet […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft patches 66 vulnerabilities in September update

September 15, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Microsoft has pushed fixes for a total of 66 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs), three critical and one moderate in severity, as well as the previously disclosed CVE-2021-40444 zero-day, in its September 2021 Patch Tuesday update. CVE-2021-40444 is a remote […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Internet Explorer zero-day may be even more dangerous than first thought

September 10, 2021

Via: Techradar

New details about the recent MSHTML zero-day vulnerability have further spooked cybersecurity researchers, after having seen exploits in the wild. Tracked as CVE-2021-40444, Microsoft recently disclosed the vulnerability in Internet Explorer’s browser engine Trident, also known as MSHTML, which helps […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Internet Explorer: It’s time to say a final goodbye

August 19, 2021

Via: Techradar

Microsoft has taken the final steps to retire defunct web browser Internet Explorer (IE), rounding out the phased termination. First released in August last year, the Internet Explorer retirement roadmap consisted of a number of stages, with support for the […]


Computing, Software & Applications

WordPress drops support for Internet Explorer

May 21, 2021

Via: Techradar

When the next version of WordPress is released later this year, the popular content management system (CMS) will no longer support Internet Explorer according to a new post on WordPress.org. First released over seven years ago, Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft is finally retiring Internet Explorer in 2022

May 19, 2021

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is finally retiring Internet Explorer next year, after more than 25 years. The aging web browser has largely been unused by most consumers for years, but Microsoft is putting the final nail in the Internet Explorer coffin on June […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Internet Explorer zero day among 99 Patch Tuesday problems

February 12, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Microsoft has released 99 security fixes, 12 flagged as critical, in its February Patch Tuesday update, among them a critical vulnerability in the Internet Explorer web browser that is known to have already been exploited in the wild. First disclosed […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft issues patch for Internet Explorer zero-day

September 24, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Yesterday, Microsoft published CVE-2019-1367, a remote code execution vulnerability that exists in the way that the scripting engine handles objects in memory in Internet Explorer. The vulnerability, discovered by Clément Lecigne of Google’s Project Zero Threat Analysis Group, is present […]


Hacking, Security

Internet Explorer users need to watch out for this worrying security flaw

April 24, 2018

Via: Techradar

If you still use Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, then be aware that there’s reportedly a major hole in the browser which could be an entry point for malware. Chinese antivirus firm Qihoo 360 found the zero-day exploit which as yet remains […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft stops supporting Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 next week

January 6, 2016

Via: GSM Arena

Microsoft has officially announced it will cease to support Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 from January 12. The company will issue a Windows update KB3123303, which will place a prompt box in the three browsers urging people to update […]


Hacking, Security

Microsoft Edge has inherited many of Internet Explorer’s security holes

December 9, 2015

Via: Info World

We’re all anxiously awaiting the day that Windows 10’s new Edge browser becomes usable. That hasn’t happened yet, but it will some day next year. Microsoft Edge should represent a huge improvement in browser security, particularly when compared with the […]


Internet

Infographic shows which mobile browsers are used the most in various countries

August 21, 2015

Via: itCurated

A company called Gadget Lab has produced a very interesting infographic that reveals which mobile browsers are used the most in various countries. For example, in the U.S. it might not be surprising to learn that Safari is responsible for […]


Software & Applications

You can now test Project Spartan, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer successor

March 31, 2015

Via: Tom Warren

Microsoft is releasing a preview of its Internet Explorer successor, Project Spartan, today. The new browser, which will be the default web experience in Windows 10, is part of an update to the PC Windows 10 preview. Microsoft promised faster […]


Software & Applications

Only Project Spartan will use the new rendering engine on Windows 10, IE to ‘remain fundamentally unchanged’

March 25, 2015

Via: Emil Protalinski

Microsoft announced a major change to its browser strategy today: only Project Spartan, the company’s new browser shipping on all Windows 10 devices (smartphones, tablets, PCs, and so on), will feature the company’s new rendering engine. Internet Explorer will still […]