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New version of Internet Explorer brings Flash to Windows 8, RT

Microsoft had spurned Flash when developing its new operating systems, but Redmond apparently had a change of heart about the Adobe plug-in.

Microsoft patch targets Internet Explorer drive-by attacks

The sheer number of patches may seem daunting, but pay attention to the IE browser's vulnerabilities and fix them now.

Microsoft slates IE, Windows, Office updates for next week

Microsoft today announced it will deliver seven security updates next week, four of them rated "critical," to patch Internet Explorer, Windows, Office, SharePoint Server and the Silverlight media software.

Researchers rake in $280K at Pwn2Own hacking contest

Research teams Wednesday cracked Microsoft's Internet Explorer 10 (IE10), Google's Chrome and Mozilla's Firefox at the Pwn2Own hacking contest, pulling in more than $250,000 in prizes.

Change the default behavior for new tabs in Internet Explorer

Microsoft's browser gives you three options for what happens when you open a new tab. Here's how to choose one.

Internet Explorer 10 lands on Windows 7

After nearly two years in development, Microsoft's latest and greatest Web browser lands on Windows 7.

Ultimate Google toolbox: 20 tips, tricks, and hacks

With this arsenal of tips, tricks, and third-party tools, you can bend Google to your will and extract more from its services than ever before.

Microsoft unleashes a Patch Tuesday to make your head spin

Microsoft isn't showing IT admins much love this Valentine's Day week with 12 new security bulletins.

Microsoft preps monster security update for next week

Microsoft will issue 12 security updates next week, including two for Internet Explorer, that will patch a near-record 57 vulnerabilities in the browser, Windows, Office and the enterprise-critical Exchange Server email software.

Google offers $3.14M in potential prizes at annual Pwnium hacking contest

Google Monday announced it would again host its Pwnium hacking contest at a March security conference, but boosted the maximum amount it will pay to $3.14 million and changed the target to the browser-based Chrome OS.