Microsoft plans to publish nine new security bulletins next Tuesday, including an unusual back-to-back update for Internet Explorer.
Internet Explorer may be down, but expect a spike in IE market share when Windows 8 hits the street.
Two browser tracking firms disagree on the dominant browser, but concur that Firefox is slipping.
Microsoft is maintaining its year-long silence on a release timetable and features for its new browser on its current OS.
The firms question how their rival measures usage, and which browser -- Microsoft's Internet Explorer or Google's Chrome -- is the planet's most popular.
There are multiple exploits circulating online that attack a known flaw in the Internet Explorer browser that Microsoft has already issued a patch for.
Microsoft issued a patch to address the vulnerability in IE, but the flaw triggering the warning message was not addressed.
Analysis: Microsoft's plan to make Do Not Track the default in IE10 has been killed dead by the ad industry. Anybody surprised?
Next week's Patch Tuesday will feature a fix for a vulnerability in Internet Explorer that came to light at the celebrated Pwn2Own hacking competition.
Microsoft embeds Adobe's Flash Player in the Metro version of Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) in Windows 8 and Windows RT.