Let’s start the new week with some solid security news! Browser security, that is. If you depend on IE and Edge for your browsing needs, then you better be in the know here. Microsoft is set to disable certain TLS versions on both of its web browsers. Now, admittedly usage of Microsoft browsers has been on the...

Looks like Windows 10 browsers are about to pick up a new feature. Microsoft has confirmed that it has started testing SameSite cookies on the most recent preview builds released for the OS. An early implementation, so to say. The SameSite cookies standard adds a new security layer to Windows 10, helping protect users...

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times! For Microsoft browsers, Edge and Internet Explorer, it certainly is the latter, as both solutions continue to bleed users. Market share for both is declining. And in fact, the combined usage share of both apps was down 0.9% last month, the biggest dip since January...

The two Chinese companies are currently embroiled in controversies where technology firms are deprecating their certificates, and Microsoft has now also joined in and made a decision. A design to remove the certificates issued by WoSign and StartCom. Redmond announced that it arrived at this decision after careful...

The browser wars are well and alive, then! Internet Explorer has shown some strong progress over the past couple of years, even though Microsoft is ready to make IE part of history. And that is because the company is readying Spartan, the codename for a brand new web browser that will be introduced with Windows 10...

The exodus continues. Microsoft has parted ways with several key employees in the past couple of years, and the head of the Internet Explorer development team is the newest name in this list. Dean Hachamovitch has had a significant contribution in the launch of the company’s flagship web browsers, but he is now...

The final Update Tuesday cycle for the year is here, and the December 2014 patch releases fix a number of critical flaws in Microsoft products likes Windows and Internet Explorer. They also nicely round off the total number of bulletins that Redmond has released this year to 85. A total of seven security bulletins are...

Microsoft has been enhancing the security of its products with each passing year, and statistics show that the bulletin count dropped in 2014. Now this is an improvement everyone can get behind. An indication that Redmond had fewer products to patch this year. Wolfgang Kandek, CTO of Qualys revealed the list that...

That Internet Explorer 11 is one of the top used browsers in the world is not news, but the Microsoft’s flagship solution keeps on growing these days, at a fast pace. Data for the month of November confirms that a fair portion of users prefer to stick with the default browsers on Windows, rather than downloading and...

Internet Explorer 3, really? Microsoft paid attention to security since Windows 95, but it was really at the start of the last decade that things went into overdrive in terms of safety measures. And it seems a rare data manipulation security weakness from the old age has just been fixed. The issue started affecting...