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Microsoft Releases Emergency Patches for IE 0-Day and Windows Defender Flaw

Microsoft Releases Emergency Patches for IE 0-Day and Windows Defender Flaw

September 24, 2019Swati Khandelwal
It's not a Patch Tuesday, but Microsoft is rolling out emergency out-of-band security patches for two new vulnerabilities, one of whi...
Update: Hacker Disclosed 4 New Microsoft Zero-Day Exploits in Last 24 Hours

Update: Hacker Disclosed 4 New Microsoft Zero-Day Exploits in Last 24 Hours

May 23, 2019Mohit Kumar
Less than 24 hours after publicly disclosing an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10 , the anonymous hacker going by online alias ...
Unpatched Zero-Days in Microsoft Edge and IE Browsers Disclosed Publicly

Unpatched Zero-Days in Microsoft Edge and IE Browsers Disclosed Publicly

March 30, 2019Mohit Kumar
Exclusive — A security researcher today publicly disclosed details and proof-of-concept exploits for two 'unpatched' zero-day vul...
Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch For Under-Attack IE Zero Day

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch For Under-Attack IE Zero Day

December 20, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft today issued an out-of-band security update to patch a critical zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser th...
Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari Plans to Disable TLS 1.0 and 1.1 in 2020

Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari Plans to Disable TLS 1.0 and 1.1 in 2020

October 15, 2018Swati Khandelwal
All major web browsers, including Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox, altogether today a...
Microsoft Releases Patches for 60 Flaws—Two Under Active Attack

Microsoft Releases Patches for 60 Flaws—Two Under Active Attack

August 14, 2018Mohit Kumar
Get your update caps on. Just a few minutes ago Microsoft released its latest monthly Patch Tuesday update for August 2018, patching a tot...
Microsoft Engineer Installs Google Chrome Mid-Presentation After Edge Kept Crashing

Microsoft Engineer Installs Google Chrome Mid-Presentation After Edge Kept Crashing

November 01, 2017Wang Wei
Ever since the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft has been heavily pushing its Edge browser, claiming it to be the best web browser over its...
Microsoft releases tons of Security Updates to patch 44 vulnerabilities

Microsoft releases tons of Security Updates to patch 44 vulnerabilities

June 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft has released 16 security bulletins on Tuesday resolving a total of 44 security holes in its software, including Windows, Offic...
Microsoft Edge's InPrivate Mode Finally Keeps Your Activity Private

Microsoft Edge's InPrivate Mode Finally Keeps Your Activity Private

February 12, 2016Unknown
Browsing the Web in ' Private Mode ' is not as private as you think. Microsoft has patched the Private Browsing Leakage bug ...
From Today Onwards, Don't You Even Dare to Use Microsoft Internet Explorer

From Today Onwards, Don't You Even Dare to Use Microsoft Internet Explorer

January 12, 2016Wang Wei
Yes, from today, Microsoft is ending the support for versions 8, 9 and 10 of its home-built browser Internet Explorer, thereby encouragi...
Patch Report: All Versions of Windows affected by Critical Vulnerability

Patch Report: All Versions of Windows affected by Critical Vulnerability

October 14, 2015Mohit Kumar
Microsoft has rolled out six security updates this Patch Tuesday , out of which three are considered to be " critical, " while...
Microsoft Releases 12 Security Updates (5 Critical and 7 Important Patches)

Microsoft Releases 12 Security Updates (5 Critical and 7 Important Patches)

September 09, 2015Khyati Jain
With the release of 12 Security Bulletins , Microsoft addresses a total of 56 vulnerabilities in its different products. The bulletins ...
Oh Gosh! Four Zero Day Vulnerabilities Disclosed in Internet Explorer

Oh Gosh! Four Zero Day Vulnerabilities Disclosed in Internet Explorer

July 24, 2015Swati Khandelwal
How many Zero-Days do you think could hit Microsoft today? Neither one nor two; this times its Four. The Hewlett-Packard's Zero-...
Earn up to $15,000 for Hacking Microsoft Spartan Browser

Earn up to $15,000 for Hacking Microsoft Spartan Browser

April 23, 2015Mohit Kumar
If you're a bug hunter and love playing with codes than you could grab as much as US$15,000 from Microsoft for finding out vulnerabiliti...
Microsoft Internet Explorer Universal Cross-Site Scripting Flaw

Microsoft Internet Explorer Universal Cross-Site Scripting Flaw

February 04, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A serious vulnerability has been discovered in all the latest versions of Microsoft's Internet Explorer that allows malicious hackers to...
Microsoft Ends Windows 7 Mainstream Support

Microsoft Ends Windows 7 Mainstream Support

January 16, 2015Wang Wei
On January 13, 2015, Microsoft's mainstream support for Windows 7 Service Pack (SP) 1 ended, which means the end of free Windows 7&...
Microsoft Could Kill Internet Explorer; New Spartan Browser Coming Soon

Microsoft Could Kill Internet Explorer; New Spartan Browser Coming Soon

December 30, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Bad News for Internet Explorer fans, if any! Microsoft's almost 20 years old Web browser with a big blue E sign might soon be a th...
Microsoft to Patch Critical Internet Explorer Vulnerability Next Week

Microsoft to Patch Critical Internet Explorer Vulnerability Next Week

September 05, 2014Wang Wei
You all won't have forget about the dodgy update released by Microsoft in its last month's Patch Tuesday Updates which was responsi...
Exploit-Selling Firm Kept Internet Explorer Zero-Day Vulnerability Hidden for 3 Years

Exploit-Selling Firm Kept Internet Explorer Zero-Day Vulnerability Hidden for 3 Years

July 24, 2014Mohit Kumar
A French information security company VUPEN has recently disclosed that it held onto a serious Internet Explorer (IE) vulnerability for at l...
Internet Explorer Developer Channel - Early Access to Next-Generation Features For Developers

Internet Explorer Developer Channel - Early Access to Next-Generation Features For Developers

June 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
In an effort to create more open and accessible atmosphere between the Internet Explorer team and the Web development community, Micros...
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