Microsoft fixed recent Windows updates bug that caused Edge to freeze
According to Microsoft, the company fixed a problem that was causing all Microsoft Edge tabs operating in IE (Internet Explorer) mode to become unresponsive if one of the active websites showed a modal dialog box after issuing a window.
After applying the KB5014019, KB5014023, and KB5014021 opti... Read more
Microsoft puts an end to Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer will no longer be available on modern Windows versions from Wednesday 15 June onwards. Microsoft is putting an end to the browser.
Most Windows 10 users will be redirected to Microsoft Edge, the modern variant of Explorer. For them, Internet Explorer is no longer available. Use... Read more
The end of .NET 4 Framework is closing in
Several versions of .NET 4 Framework will reach end-of-life status on April 26. Internet Explorer awaits the same faith.
Microsoft will no longer support or patch .NET Framework 4.5.2, 4.6 and 4.6.1 from 26 April 2022 onwards. The change is necessary. Microsoft will adopt digital certificates b... Read more
Google researchers discover new zero-day attack vectors
They found malware campaigns that exploited previously unknown flaws in Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and WebKit.
Google released information this week about four zero-day security vulnerabilities that they found "in the wild" earlier this year. Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG) and Projec... Read more
Microsoft pulls support for Teams from Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer users will need to upgrade to Edge in order to use Microsoft's own web conferencing service
Microsoft has announced that as of November 30, Internet Explorer users will not be able to use Microsoft Teams unless they upgrade to Microsoft’s newer Edge browser. The move is part ... Read more
Bootstrap ends support to Internet Explorer v10 and v11
Bootstrap, a UI framework for developing websites and business and mobile applications, does no longer support the Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE)10 and 11 browsers. This makes it the first web development facilitator to take this step.
Bootstrap's decision is an important one. The open-source ... Read more
Microsoft will fix leak in Internet Explorer on February 11th
A critical security vulnerability has been found in Internet Explorer (IE). By exploiting this leak, criminals can remotely execute code on the system and even access it. The leak is already being abused, but a patch is still pending.
The security leak is located in the scripting engine of Inter... Read more
Zero-day in Internet Explorer lets hackers steal files from Windows PCs
Security researcher John Page has published details and a proof-of-concept about a zero-day in Internet Explorer. With the error, hackers can steal files from Windows systems.
The vulnerability lies in the way Internet Explorer processes MHT files, writes ZDNet. MHT stands for MHTML Web Archive and... Read more
Microsoft: Internet Explorer is not a browser, do not use it as standard
Internet Explorer is not a browser, but a compatibility solution for enterprise users to deal with legacy websites and apps that have not yet been modernised.
That's the conclusion of a blog post by Chris Jackson, Microsofts head for worldwide cybersecurity, entitled The perils of using Internet Exp... Read more
Urgent update of Internet Explorer disables certain Lenovo laptops
A few days ago, Microsoft released a rush update for Internet Explorer. That patch ensured that a zero day vulnerability could no longer be exploited by malicious parties. But now it appears that the spoedupdate has unforeseen consequences: some Lenovo laptops do not start up after installing the pa... Read more