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Browser privacy tools still lack bite, security analysts say

Browser vendors continue to implement privacy in a half-hearted way, with Internet Explorer's default use of cookie ‘do not track' technology being the best of a weak job, a new assessment by NSS Labs has argued.

Why Internet Explorer 11 is the right browser for business

The latest version of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Web browser—IE 11—has a number of features that make it right for business.

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Microsoft releases developer edition of IE11 for Windows 7

In a bid to push developers on to Microsoft's most modern browser, Microsoft releases a developer version of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7.

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W3C rejects ad industry attempt to hijack do-not-track specs

The World Wide Web Consortium has rejected an attempt by the advertising industry to hijack a specification describing how websites should respond to "do not track" requests sent by Web browsers.

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Malware campaign strikes Asian, European governments

Trend Micro says it detected a targeted attack that sent malware-laden emails to representatives of 16 European countries and some Asian governments.

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IE10 captures second place among Microsoft's browsers

Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) jumped into second place among Microsoft's browsers last month, pushing past IE9 through an enforced upgrade.

Microsoft to pay first IE 11 Preview bug bounty to BlueHat security contest finalist

Microsoft has already received several vulnerability reports that qualify for monetary rewards as part of the company's bug bounty program launched in June for the preview version of Internet Explorer 11.

Microsoft claims 'a few' bug reports in bounty program

Microsoft today said it had received "a few submissions" so far for its Internet Explorer 11 bug bounty program, the first for the company.

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Internet Explorer will get critical update next week

Microsoft's monthly patch release for July will cover seven security issues, six of which could be remotely exploited by an attacker.

Windows 8 finally passes Vista in OS market share

According to Net Applications, Windows 8 is now the second most popular Windows operating system. Meanwhile, Internet Explorer 10 tops IE9.