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Microsoft speeds up IE10 Flash patching, matches Google

Adobe today issued a surprise update for Flash Player that patched 25 critical vulnerabilities in the ubiquitous media software.

Ad industry calls IE10's 'Do Not Track' setting 'unacceptable'

Many of the country's largest companies lashed out at Microsoft this week, claiming that its decision to turn on the "Do Not Track" privacy feature in Internet Explorer 10 would "harm consumers, hurt competition, and undermine American innovation."

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Firefox: back in the No. 2 seat once again

Meanwhile, a security researcher sounds the alarm about Internet Explorer's vulnerability to zero-day attacks.

Facebook to charge businesses to run targeted ads in Offers service

Industry analysts say the move is good news from the company, which has been tarnished since its troubled initial public offering in May.

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Facebook still a haven for criminals

Idiotic people who use the popular social networking service while committing crimes are rather common.

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Windows 8 makes 'Windows' make sense -- Analysis

The operating system isn't the PC-centric product it has been since its inception -- it is a multi-platform offering that goes farther than anything either Apple or Google has attempted.

Microsoft hustles, patches IE to ward off increasing attacks

Microsoft Friday released an emergency patch for Internet Explorer to stymie active attacks that have been exploiting a bug in the browser, finishing a job it started only Monday.

Microsoft pushes out critical security updates for Internet Explorer

Microsoft released MS12-063 out-of-band to address IE zero-day flaws, and a crucial update for IE10.

Microsoft offers one-click workaround for IE vulnerability, permanent fix coming Friday

Microsoft has issued a one-click security workaround for Internet Explorer as a stopgap measure until the company releases a full security update for its Web browser on Friday.

IE exploit distributes PlugX malware, researchers say

Researchers from security vendor AlienVault have identified a variant of a recently discovered Internet Explorer exploit that is used to infect targeted computers with the PlugX remote access Trojan program.