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Best parts of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 are for Windows 8.1 users

If you're still running Windows 7, there's no reason not to download Microsoft's Internet Explorer 11 browser. Just be aware there are additional features only for Windows 8.1 users.

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Google dumps Windows Vista support from Google Apps

By eliminating support for Internet Explorer 9 from its Google Apps, Google has indirectly prevented Windows Vista users from using Google's cloud services to full effect.

Bugs and Fixes: updates to Windows iTunes, Java, and Internet Explorer

A fix stops Java from disabling itself, and iTunes for Windows and Internet Explorer get some security tweaks.

Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes two separate IE zero-day flaws

Microsoft released eight security bulletins for the October Patch Tuesday, and one fixes two flaws in IE already being exploited in the wild.

Microsoft to patch zero-day IE bug now under attack

Security experts identified the Internet Explorer browser update as the one to deploy first.

Microsoft shows off modern browser with 1995 computer game

The game Hover! was originally bundled with Windows 95, and puts players in the seat of a hovercraft on a 3D map.

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Public release of IE exploit could spark widespread attacks

An exploit for a vulnerability that affects all versions of Internet Explorer and has yet to be patched by Microsoft has been integrated into the open-source Metasploit penetration testing tool, a move that might spur an increasing number of attacks targeting the flaw.

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Internet Explorer hackers use same tools as Bit9 attack

Infrastructure and tools used by hackers originate from network infrastructure in China, security firm Symantec says

IE zero-day vulnerability exploited more widely than previously thought

A recently announced and yet-to-be-patched vulnerability that affects all versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) has been exploited in targeted attacks against organizations in Taiwan since the beginning of July, according to security researchers.

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IE exploit covers all recent versions, hits most businesses

Microsoft alert says all supported versions of Internet Explorer contain a zero day vulnerability that is being actively targeted online, and 70 percent of Windows business users are impacted