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Google kills IE plug-in Chrome Frame, but some object

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.

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Brace for malware-fighting IE, Office patches

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.

Critical IE update slated for Patch Tuesday

There are only five security bulletins scheduled for next week, but one is a Critical update for Internet Explorer.

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Microsoft claims IE consumes less power than other browsers

You never even considered that browsers consume differing amounts of power, did you?

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In fog of browser wars, the victor varies with the metrics

NetMarketShare says Microsoft's IE is top dog, while StatCounter crowns Chrome the king in the competitive browser market.

Testing firm: Internet Explorer tops browsers for malware protection

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 takes care of IE zero day with Patch Tuesday update

Microsoft released 10 security bulletins for Patch Tuesday, including a patch for a recently discovered zero day exploit for Internet Explorer.

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Microsoft rushes Explorer 8 patch release

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 releases fix-it for Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability

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.

Microsoft pledges patch for zero-day bug in Internet Explorer 8

IE8 is the most widely-used of Microsoft's five supported browsers -- IE6 through IE10.