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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....

Hackers Use Human Rights Sites To Exploit Java Vulnerability
2013-01-22 18:34:27

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online At this point, the words “Java” and “exploit” have become so tightly knit and so often used that they´ve faded into white noise as quickly as they´ve joined. Today, there´s yet another development in the long and monotonous story about Java that just refuses to stop unfolding. According to Ars Technica, the same exploits which were fixed in recent updates to Internet Explorer and Java...

Windows Phone Redirect Of Google Maps To Be Removed
2013-01-07 04:10:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The flawed Internet Explorer browser, not bad blood with Microsoft, is the reason that Windows Phone users have been unable to access Google Maps on their mobile devices, officials from the Mountain View, California-based tech giant have claimed. As reported Friday by Salvador Rodriguez of the Los Angeles Times, Google representatives said that nothing had changed in the web mapping application. Rather, it was redirecting users to...

Internet Explorer Vulnerability Under Investigation By Microsoft
2012-12-31 11:20:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Those who use an older version of Microsoft´s Internet Explorer (IE) web browser may finally have their excuse to upgrade — or simply switch to another browser altogether. According to a recent Security Advisory, Microsoft is now looking into reports claiming that Internet Explorer versions 6, 7 and 8 are leaving the computers which run them vulnerable to zero-day attacks. Though they are still investigating these...

Windows 8 Security Patch Available November 13
2012-11-12 10:18:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online By now it should be very well understood: Any computing device navigating the vast expanses of the Internet without some sort of protection, native or otherwise, runs the risk of becoming compromised or contaminated. Now that Windows 8 has spent a few weeks out in the world as a final, finished product, researchers are beginning to report on its security measures while Microsoft prepares to release the OS´s very first...

Internet Explorer 10 For Windows 7 Preview
2012-10-18 06:08:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Microsoft will release a preview version of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 in mid-November, the company announced on Wednesday. Microsoft did not disclose a public timeline for the release of the final version, saying only that general availability would depend on "developer and customer feedback." The mid-November IE10 preview for Windows 7 will come three weeks after the planned October 26 launch of Windows 8, which comes...

Windows 8 Not Favored By Users
2012-09-28 20:41:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Grab your popcorn, train wreck fans. It looks like Microsoft´s Windows 8 launch could be a spectacle that is not to be missed. Many reviews for Microsoft´s newest desktop/tablet OS mash up haven´t been great, such as this one from Tim Edwards and even this one from redOrbit´s Google Guy, Derek Walter. What´s more, even Microsoft´s partners are expressing their concerns about the latest OS, as...

Internet Explorer Vulnerability To Be Patched Friday
2012-09-20 12:43:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this week, it was discovered that 4 out of every 10 Americans were vulnerable to a dangerous zero-day exploit found in Microsoft´s Internet Explorer. These attacks stemmed from the same group of malware which was used to exploit a Java vulnerability in Macs late last month. Users were in danger of “drive-by” attacks as they casually surfed the web. If these users happened to visit a site which...

Internet Explorer Zero-day Vulnerability
2012-09-18 11:14:34

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft was, no doubt, riding high after discovering and attacking a botnet which was composed of computers that were infected in the supply chain, even before users could click on a spammy link. Yet, for every piece of malware discovered and every botnet dismantled, it can seem like 5 more pop up in their place. On Monday, another zero-day bug was reported in Internet Explorer with a pretty shocking statistic: 4 out of...


Latest Internet Explorer Reference Libraries

Web Browser
2013-01-30 14:59:51

A web browser is an application used for retrieving, presenting, and transferring information over the Internet. Information is gathered by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), which can be a web page, an image, a video, or any other type of content viewed on the browser. The most widely used web browsers are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari. The first web browser was invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 1990 called the Worldwide Web, later known...

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