Internet Explorer

Microsoft readies monster-sized security patch for Windows users

Patch Tuesday is approaching, and for users of Microsoft’s software it’s going to be a monster.

Make sure that you patch Internet Explorer as soon as possible.

Internet Explorer zero-day exploit found on more websites. Fingers point towards Elderwood Project

SophosLabs, has uncovered two new sites which have been hit by the recently discovered Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability – a community seeking independence from China, and an Iranian oil firm’s website.

Blackhole malware attack spread via ‘Your photos’ email

A malware attack has been spammed out widely via email to internet users, posing as a message about photos.

Emergency security patch issued by Microsoft to squash Internet Explorer zero day exploit

Microsoft has released an out-of-cycle security update to protect Internet Explorer users against a vulnerability that was being exploited by malicious hackers.

Microsoft releases fix for Internet Explorer security hole, full patch coming Friday

Microsoft has issued a simple Fix It tool to fix the zero day security vulnerability in Internet Explorer that has been causing headlines this week.

German Government tells all users of Internet Explorer.. to stop NOW

The German government is clearly taking the latest critical security problem in Internet Explorer seriously, publicly urging all users to stop browsing the web with the Microsoft product until a patch is available.

Is Opera *really* the safest browser?

Opera, a relative minnow in the web browser market, is reckoned to be a more secure browser than the likes of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer – according to our online poll.

But maybe someone has influenced the vote?

Which web browser do you recommend? [POLL]

As browser makers beef up security in their products – which product do you recommend to friends who want to surf the web more safely?

Internet Explorer users have low IQ? Media hoaxed by bogus research

Media organisations are duped by false research claiming that Internet Explorer users are dumb.

UK Government under cyber-attack says Chancellor George Osborne

The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer has said that British government computers are being attacked by over 20,000 malicious email attacks each month.

Microsoft begs users to stop running IE6

Microsoft has launched another salvo in its campaign to hammer the final nail into the coffin of an outdated, insecure product: Internet Explorer 6.

Internet Explorer users warned of new zero-day attacks

A zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer is being used in targeted attacks, Microsoft warns.

Internet Explorer 6 u-turn for UK Home Office

The British Home Office is upgrading its browsers to Internet Explorer 8, but how many organisations are still running vulnerable IE6?

UK Government: We’re sticking with Internet Explorer 6

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Out-of-date plugins for Internet Explorer, Chrome or Safari? Mozilla can help

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Operation Aurora: Microsoft knew about Internet Explorer flaw for four months

Details are now emerging that Microsoft was first told about a zero-day security hole early last September – a full four months before it hit the world’s headlines.