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Varonis uncovers two new Windows vulnerabilities
Thu, 27th Oct 2022
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Users don’t have to use Internet Explorer for its legacy to have left you vulnerable to LogCrusher and OverLog.
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Kaspersky finds zero-day exploits in Windows OS and Internet Explorer used in targeted attack
Tue, 18th Aug 2020
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Kaspersky uncovers zero-day exploits in Windows OS and Internet Explorer used in targeted attack, prompting security patches.
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Microsoft IE vulnerability to go unpatched until mid-Feb
Tue, 28th Jan 2020
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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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Microsoft places IE on death row
Mon, 5th Jan 2015
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After two decades, Microsoft plans to replace Internet Explorer with 'Spartan', a new, leaner browser, signalling the end of an era.
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Listen up - Microsoft rolls out Internet Explorer patch... Windows XP included
Sat, 3rd May 2014
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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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Microsoft issues Internet Explorer vulnerability guidance
Fri, 2nd May 2014
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Microsoft issues guidance for Internet Explorer vulnerability that allows hackers to gain access to users' computers.
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Symantec leads Internet Explorer fight back
Wed, 30th Apr 2014
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Symantec has released a script to counter the latest Internet Explorer Zero Day vulnerability, offering a lifeline, especially for XP users.
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Microsoft rushes to fix major Internet Explorer security flaw
Tue, 29th Apr 2014
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Microsoft warns of Internet Explorer vulnerability allowing hackers to gain access to users' computers #cybersecurity.
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Windows XP users exposed as Internet Explorer comes under attack
Tue, 29th Apr 2014
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Windows XP left vulnerable as Internet Explorer faces attacks, with no patch in sight, leaving users to seek alternative browsers.
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Microsoft got fined, but it doesn’t care
Thu, 7th Mar 2013
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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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Internet Explorer 8 and Windows XP systems at risk
Tue, 19th Feb 2013
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Urgent patch released for Internet Explorer 8 and Windows XP after vulnerabilities found, could let hackers take control, says Dimension Data.
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Microsoft brings Internet Explorer 10 to Windows 7
Wed, 14th Nov 2012
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Microsoft rolls out IE10 preview for Windows 7, promising improved performance but says it won't vastly differ from IE9.
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How to stop your Internet Explorer getting infected
Fri, 21st Sep 2012
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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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Sydney e-retailer implements 'Internet Explorer 7 tax'
Thu, 14th Jun 2012
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Sydney's Kogan charges 6.8% 'IE7 tax' on purchases to nudge users away from outdated browser, promoting web efficiency and upgrades.
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Chrome overtakes Firefox, eyes up IE
Fri, 2nd Dec 2011
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Chrome surpasses Firefox in browser race, sets sights on dethroning Internet Explorer's top spot.
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‘Study’ questions intelligence of IE users - Updated
Thu, 4th Aug 2011
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New study finds IE users may have lower IQs, stirring blogosphere debate. Update: It's a hoax, unveils the BBC.
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Safari and Chrome make gains in browser wars
Tue, 3rd May 2011
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Amid the browser battles, Safari and Chrome surge as IE and Firefox lose ground, despite their latest updates.
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Browser wars
Sun, 1st May 2011
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IE9 revitalises the browsing experience, introducing Pinned Sites and direct search in the address bar, fuelling the browser wars.
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Internet Explorer 9 goes live
Tue, 15th Mar 2011
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Microsoft unleashes Internet Explorer 9, promising top-notch performance and eyeing a slice of the modern web's pie.
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Major improvements made to Chrome
Wed, 9th Mar 2011
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Chrome boosts speed with a 66% improvement and revamps settings as it exits beta, whipping past Internet Explorer 6.
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Microsoft issues IE warning
Thu, 4th Nov 2010
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Microsoft probes a critical flaw in all IE versions, allowing for potential remote attacks. Targeted exploits reported.
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New Norton 360 beta ready to download
Thu, 14th Oct 2010
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outlook
The public beta of Norton 360 version 5.0 is now live and ready to be downloaded.
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What is New Zealand's ugliest website?
Thu, 16th Sep 2010
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creative technologies
Microsoft asks you to vote for the country's ugliest websites, with the winner receiving a makeover.
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IE9 available soon
Mon, 16th Aug 2010
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Microsoft has announced that the beta version of its new web browser, Internet Explorer 9, will be available for download soon.