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Microsoft pushes out massive security update for Internet Explorer

There are seven new security bulletins this month, but the Internet Explorer update is the most crucial.

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Microsoft partners with ESPN on touch-friendly World Cup site

Microsoft launches an "essentials" site to introduce casual fans to the madness that is the World Cup soocer tournament.

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Microsoft goes public with browser development plans

A new site from Microsoft shows which Web standards will be supported in Internet Explorer.

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Microsoft will patch critical yet longstanding Internet Explorer exploit—sometime

Attackers are probably trying to develop exploit code, the CTO of Qualys says

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Critical Internet Explorer zero-day exploit detailed after Microsoft fails to patch it

The seven-month-old flaw has remained unpatched in Internet Explorer 8, which has a 20 percent market share

Microsoft trumpets Internet Explorer 11 for Windows Phone 8.1, but reviews vary

Some users commenting about Windows Phone 8.1's browser complain about how it handles tabs.

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Regain your privacy with these 3 browser add-ons

It's tough to remain private online, but these three extensions can help.

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Microsoft backs down, will fix Internet Explorer vulnerability—even on Windows XP

Like a patient parent, Microsoft protects its Windows XP children just this once, even though the company officially ended support almost a month ago. But Microsoft still really wants you to upgrade your OS.

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IE zero day is the first sign of the XPocalypse

The browser vulnerability is just the first of many to come in the post-Microsoft support era.

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DHS warns against using Internet Explorer until bug is patched

The Department of Homeland Security's US-CERT division advises using an alternative web browser until an official IE update is available.