Explorer

How to Bolster Your Privacy Settings in Your Browser

Your browser is one of the first icons you open when you turn on your computer but which is most secure? The question is equally simple and complicated. In a poll held from late last year, Internet users voted for Firefox as the safest browser, but in 2014’s Pwn2own hacking contest held in March, Mozilla Read More

Microsoft Releases Newest Round of Fixes

Microsoft has patched a number of bugs with nine new fixes, most notably updating Internet Explorer. Vulnerabilities that affect Internet Explorer 6 through 11 have been addressed. Some of the flaws discovered by Microsoft could have allowed remote code execution (RCE). “The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user Read More

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Microsoft’s Emergency Update Revokes Fraudulent Certificates

Microsoft has recently noticed some fake digital certificates that impersonated Google and Yahoo; and there might be some hidden bogus certificates still floating around, waiting to be discovered. To keep things safe, the tech giant has issued an urgent update for many versions of Windows. In the new update, Microsoft has eliminated trust for the Read More

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Researchers Find New Google Glass Hack

A team of Dutch security experts have found a way to hack Google Glass and remotely view what the wearer is seeing, raising serious security concerns over the notorious wearable device. Through hacking the device, the remote hacker can film and take photos without the user’s consent and most tellingly, can access passwords and PIN Read More

Internet Explorer Gets Critical Update After 7 Long Months

Microsoft has announced its plans to release an update for Internet Explorer 8 that’s been over half a year in the making. Published on Thursday by the Zero Day Initiative, the hosts of the annual Pwn2Own contest claim that though Microsoft has known about the exploit for months, the complexity of this issue in particular Read More

Microsoft Continues to Patch XP in Light of IE Zero Day

In a move that surprised many security experts, Microsoft announced they would be releasing a patch for Internet Explorer on Windows XP, an operating system that was essentially declared devoid of any further updates as of just a couple weeks ago. They used their official blog to reluctantly distribute links to the patch for the Read More

Bank of Ireland Says Continue to Use Internet Explorer

Bank of Ireland has come under scrutiny for telling customers that it is still safe to use Internet Explorer for their sensitive transactions. The Irish bank insists that it is still secure for Business On Line customers to log on using the browser, despite warnings from Microsoft and teams of security experts that say otherwise. Read More

Government Advising Against Using Internet Explorer

Following on from the news that virtually every edition of Internet Explorer has been affected by a new serious security flaw, the Department of Homeland Security is advising everyone against using Internet Explorer until the security threat has been resolved. The New York Times reports: The United States Computer Emergence Readiness Team said in an Read More

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Make Legacy Apps Compatible in Explorer Enterprise Mode

You don’t have to be an IT expert to know that Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is a dying breed. Even the average Internet user is beginning to avoid using it. Google Chrome has dominated the market when it comes to browser options, but even Firefox is getting close to the level of Internet Explorer. This is Read More