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Microsoft’s Belfiore Taking Over IE Design Group
2013-11-13 18:26:52

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Microsoft announced on Wednesday that its Internet Explorer design team would have a new boss. However, Joe Belfiore, who is taking over the Internet Explorer group, won’t have to move very far. He had previously headed up the Windows Phone design team at Microsoft, and apparently will continue to work on the company’s phone and tablet business as well. Belfiore confirmed this move in a Twitter post with the hashtag #notgoodbye!...

Windows 7 Users Can Now Download Internet Explorer 11
2013-11-08 13:20:01

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When Microsoft released Windows 8 last year, it made Internet Explorer 10 an integral part of the operating system. However, Windows 7 users were left with the older IE9 for months; it wouldn't be until about four months later (Feb 26) when the latest version, IE10, arrived for Windows 7 users. Microsoft is apparently not looking to make Windows 7 users wait this time around, however. Internet Explorer 11 arrived as part of the...

2013-07-18 23:22:03

idcloak publishes a new article detailing how the privacy capabilities of Internet Explorer’s In Private Browsing feature is often misunderstood. A web VPN is recommended for those wishing to remove trace of their web activity from the web itself. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 idcloak releases a new educational article to help users of Internet Explorer understand their browser’s In Private Browsing function and its limitations. The article is published in three parts in the...

Microsoft Launches Security Bounty Program
2013-06-20 05:30:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it will launch a security bounty program that pays as much as $100,000 to anyone that exposes flaws, bugs and security vulnerabilities in its software before and after the products are released. The program will officially kick off on June 26, the same day that Windows 8.1 Preview begins shipping. While companies such as Mozilla, Google and Facebook have similar bounty programs already in...

US Nuclear Researchers Targeted Via Zero-Day Flaw In Internet Explorer 8
2013-05-06 11:32:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A zero-day flaw has been found in Microsoft´s Internet Explorer 8 (IE8), a four year old version of their popular web browser. Security experts and Microsoft alike have pointed out this flaw which has been found to be used by Chinese hackers to target US nuclear researchers in watering-hole attacks. According to security experts at Invincea, the Department of Labor (DoL) was compromised on May 1 to redirect visitors to a...

Microsoft Introduces Your Privacy Type Tool
2013-04-23 10:04:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Say what you will about the company, but Microsoft has shown that they are willing to work hard and try new things to stay relevant in a rapidly changing industry. Case in point: Their newer advertising campaigns place their products in the customer´s hands and beg them to try their product themselves. The “Bing it On Challenge,” for instance, pits their search engine directly against Google´s. Last...

Internet Explorer 10 Now Available For Windows 7
2013-02-26 12:54:01

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While Windows 8 users — as well as those with Windows RT devices — have been able to take advantage of Microsoft´s Internet Explorer 10 since the OS debuted last fall, most Windows 7 users have been left with Internet Explorer 9. This week those Windows 7 users will finally be able to upgrade. On Tuesday, Microsoft officially released the final, non-test version of IE10 for Windows 7. The new browser is now...

2013-01-24 23:00:25

The new Pak offers a way for network administrators to manage and enforce an array of settings in the popular internet browser. (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 PolicyPak Software, a leader in desktop management and Group Policy, unveiled a new Pak for Internet Explorer 9. The new pre-configured Pak gives network administrators an easier way to configure the numerous settings within Internet Explorer. This avoids potential problems where users mess up or work around IT security settings....


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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