Google Thursday announced the retirement of a four-year-old plug-in designed to let users of older version of Internet Explorer run Chrome's browser engine, declaring mission accomplished.
Microsoft will patch this week a vulnerability in versions 6 through 10 of Internet Explorer, plugging a hole that could be exploited with malware that takes advantage of infected machines.
There are only five security bulletins scheduled for next week, but one is a Critical update for Internet Explorer.
You never even considered that browsers consume differing amounts of power, did you?
NetMarketShare says Microsoft's IE is top dog, while StatCounter crowns Chrome the king in the competitive browser market.
NSS Labs found that Internet Explorer 10 blocked more than 99 percent of the malicious downloads thrown at it. Google Chrome also showed marked improvement over previous tests.
Microsoft released 10 security bulletins for Patch Tuesday, including a patch for a recently discovered zero day exploit for Internet Explorer.
Just 11 days after issuing an advisory, Microsoft has released a patch for a bug in Internet Explorer 8 that bedeviled the U.S. Department of Labor earlier this month.
Microsoft has released a temporary fix for a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8, which was used by hackers in a prominent attack against the U.S. Department of Labor's website.
IE8 is the most widely-used of Microsoft's five supported browsers -- IE6 through IE10.