The prestigious Mobile Pwn2Own hacking competition ended on Thursday, bearing good news for the Windows Phone platform. Or partial goods news, if you want to put it that way. There were no prizes for the second day contestants. And that is because the hackers only achieved their goals partially — both the Windows...

Internet Explorer, along with Firefox and Safari become one of the handful of applications that were hacked on the first day of the 2014 edition of the hacking competition, Pwn2Own. Security researchers from the French research firm VUPEN managed to bypass the sandbox and break into Microsoft’s web browser after they...

Microsoft has worked wonders with Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1, making sure that the platform is more secure than previous iterations. As a result this is the version of the browser that is rarely in the spotlight when it comes to security threats. Most zero-day flaws and vulnerabilities are discovered on older...

No sir, the flaws are still unpatched. But luckily everything is (relatively) under control, as the exploits were privately reported and have not made it out to the wild. Regardless, many were expecting Microsoft to take care of these in April’s Patch Tuesday update that just went live late last night. But it seems...

Microsoft has often boasted how IE10 is the fastest and safest version of Internet Explorer it has released so far, outlining the features that make its in-house browser one of the most secure around. But safest in this case does not mean it is without any vulnerability. If anything, hacking Internet Explorer 10 is...