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1: new post   Flash Cookies Now Cleared with IE's "Delete Browsing History"
This is some good news. Flash cookies have long been the little tracking devil hidden in the details of browsing technology. Now Adobe has announced that that the new Flash Player 10.3 integrates with Internet Explorer's "Delete Browsing History" function and will clear Flash cookies when HTTP cookies are deleted.
May 5, 2011
2: new post   IE 10 Preview 6 Released
This sixth Platform Preview of IE10 delivers improved performance and support for touch-first HTML5, as well as a new power-optimized, touch-friendly Adobe Flash Player that enables content on compatible Web sites to play in the Metro style Web browser.
June 1, 2012
3: new post   IE 9 Beats Chrome, Firefox, and Safari on Official HTML 5 Test
In what can only be called an unexpected surprise, the W3C released results of its first-ever HTML 5 compatibility tests and found that the pre-release version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) 9 browser offers the best conformance.
Nov 4, 2010
4: new post   IE Zero-Day Hijack Breaks Into Gmail Accounts
Microsoft and Google have separately warned about a new Internet Explorer zero-day being exploited to break into GMail accounts.
June 14, 2012
5: new post   IE10 Preview For Windows 7 Available
With the IE10 Release Preview for Windows 7 consumers can now enjoy a fast and fluid Web with the updated IE10 engine on their Windows 7 devices.
Nov 14, 2012
6: new post   IE9 Beta - to be Launched Sept 15
"The browser's hardware acceleration capability...is nothing short of impressive." Check out the Fishtank video demo - it IS impressive.
Aug 13, 2010
7: new post   IE9 Beta Downloaded 6 Million Times Since Launch
"As of today, IE9 Beta has been downloaded 6 million times, which is two and half times what we saw with IE8 Beta in a similar timeframe."
Oct 1, 2010
8: new post   IE9 Preview 7 Now Available
"Based on the progress since the last platform preview, we're releasing an updated platform preview build today so developers can try it out and provide feedback about the changes."
Nov 17, 2010
9: new post   IE9 Will Have a "No Tracking" Feature
The next major milestone of Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) will let users determine who tracks their movement and behavior online, in response to increasing calls for additional consumer control.
Dec 8, 2010
10: new post   Internet Explorer 11 Preview Introduced
"IE11 and Windows 8.1 enables developers and consumers to have the best of both worlds, amazing next generation applications that are optimized for Windows devices, and first class experience of Web sites together with apps that is great across the full range of Windows PCs."
June 27, 2013
11: new post   Internet Explorer 9 - the IE9 Beta Launch
The IE9 beta has launched - and along with their new beta browser, Microsoft has a new domain name for the download: BeautyOfTheWeb.com
Sept 15, 2010
12: new post   Internet Explorer To Start Automatic Upgrades For XP, Vista, Windows 7
Our goal is to make sure that Windows customers have the most up-to-date and safest browsing experience possible, with the best protections against malicious software such as malware.
Dec 15, 2011
13: new post   MIME Handling Changes in Internet Explorer 6 and up
Make sure your server MIME types are properly set for all files - especially SCRIPT and LINK. You may be seeing fails where previously were none.
Oct 27, 2010
14: new post   Microsoft Declares IE6 Dead
Microsoft is celebrating the news that Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) use in the US has officially dropped below one per cent of internet visits.
Jan 5, 2012
15: new post   Microsoft IE9 Ready for Download
The final, consumer-ready Internet Explorer 9 is available for download starting at 9:00 PM PDT at www.BeautyOfTheWeb.com in 39 languages.[br][br]With this set of browser releases, the best experience of the Web is on Windows.[br][br]IE9 shows how your Web experience and browser are only as good as the operating system they run on...
Mar 15, 2011
16: new post   Microsoft Patches IE Vulnerability, Even On Windows XP
The update that does this goes live today at 10 a.m. PDT.
May 1, 2014
17: new post   Microsoft Releases a 'Fix-it' For Scripting Vulnerabilty In IE
...we're releasing Security Advisory 2501696, which describes a publicly disclosed scripting vulnerability affecting all versions of Microsoft Windows. The main impact of the vulnerability is unintended information disclosure.

The vulnerability lies in the MHTML (MIME Encapsulation of Aggregate HTML) protocol handler, which is used by applications to render certain kinds of documents. The impact of an attack on the vulnerability would be similar to that of server-side cross-site-scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities. For instance, an attacker could construct an HTML link designed to trigger a malicious script and somehow convince the targeted user to click it. When the user clicked that link, the malicious script would run on the user's computer for the rest of the current Internet Explorer session. Such a script might collect user information (eg., email), spoof content displayed in the browser, or otherwise interfere with the user's experience.

The workaround we are recommending customers apply locks down the MHTML protocol and effectively addresses the issue on the client system where it exists. We are providing a Microsoft Fix-it package to further automate installation.
Jan 31, 2011
18: new post   Microsoft To Launch Final Version IE9 March 14
We will release the final version of Internet Explorer 9 for download beginning at 9 p.m. Pacific.
Mar 9, 2011
19: new post   Microsoft's Internet Explorer Turns 15 Today!
The browser everyone loves to hate has been with us for 15 years now.
Aug 16, 2010
20: new post   New Vulnerability Found in Every Single Version of Internet Explorer
A new zero day vulnerability has been found to affect every version of IE. In other words, over a quarter of the entire browser market.
Apr 28, 2014
21: new post   Report: IE Retains Around 50pct of Browser Market
Leading the desktop browser market for September, IE took home a share of 53.6 percent. That left Firefox in second place with 20 percent and Chrome in third with almost 19 percent.
Oct 2, 2012
22: new post   Zero Day Threat: Microsoft Security Advisory For IE 6, 7, 8
"Impacted versions include Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8, although our ongoing investigation confirms that default installations of Internet Explorer 8 are unlikely to be exploited by this issue."
Nov 3, 2010
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