How well Internet Explorer-or any Web browser, for that matter-protects against attacks and malware greatly depends on whether you keep it up to date and have the right security settings. Here's how to take the proper security measures with Internet Explorer 9 and 10. Upgrade to the latest version of IE Although switching to a new version of your browser can take some...
(18 days ago)
Microsoft has released a temporary fix for a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8, which was used by hackers in a prominent attack against the U.S. Department of Labor's website. The problem is particularly dangerous since it can allow an attacker to install malware merely by visiting a tampered web page. Microsoft is still working on a patch, wrote Dustin Childs,...
(1 month and 10 days ago)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is escalating its efforts to bring the latest version of Internet Explorer to more than 700 million personal computers in an attempt to re-establish the software maker’s browser as the best way to surf the Web. Tuesday’s release of Internet Explorer 10 is aimed at PCs running on Windows 7, the most used version of Microsoft Corp.’s flagship...
(3 months and 22 days ago)
It’s Patch Tuesday time again. This month Microsoft has unleashed nine new security bulletins. Nine is a reasonably high number of updates, however, only two of them are rated as Critical. So, it’s actually a little more laid back than most months, but there’s still cause for concern. There are seven security bulletins rated as Important, which affect a range of platforms...
(2 months and 11 days ago)
Internet Explorer vulnerabilities warrant notice in this month's set of Microsoft Patch Tuesday bulletins and need to be fixed quickly even though the sheer number of patches may seem daunting. The weaknesses leave users open to drive-by attacks where malicious code is downloaded without the user's knowledge while browsing. Not patching them because they are time-consuming...
(3 months and 13 days ago)
Internet Explorer has options for removing unwanted third-party toolbars and other add-ons from the browser window.
(1 month and 26 days ago)
PC World reader Joel is an Internet Explorer 9 user who encountered a problem: "When I used to [open] a new tab in [Internet Explorer], I used to see a new page with a grid of icons/boxes representing the Web sites I had recently visited, so I could select one and return to that site. No more. I don't know what changed, but now when I select a new tab, what appears is my...
(3 months and 21 days ago)
Microsoft recently announced Internet Explorer 10 or IE 10 for Windows 7 and has created a buzz among the users. Initially released for Windows 8 operating system, IE 10 is gaining its popularity with its features like fast speed, fluid...
(3 months ago)
NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Aside from the entirely new touchscreen experience, one of the big reasons to upgrade to Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system is using the latest version of Internet Explorer. Until today, Internet Explorer 10 was only available with Windows 8. This morning, however, Microsoft has announced a version for those still using Windows 7. The new browser...
(3 months and 22 days ago)
Microsoft was today hit with a massive €561 million (£482 million) fine by EU competition chiefs for failing to offer users of its Windows operating system alternative internet browsers to its own Internet Explorer.
(3 months and 14 days ago)
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