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Microsoft: Give IE another chance

By Gregg Keizer, Computerworld | August 15th, 2014 Tidbits from a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” chat also include browser name-change, faster updates and the demise of IE8. In a wide-ranging “Ask Me Anything” chat on Reddit Thursday, developers and program managers from the Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) team urged users to give the browser a …

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday focuses on Internet Explorer

By Joab Jackson, IDG News Service | August 12th, 2014 Microsoft issued 29 patches for its browser, including one that covers a critical vulnerability. Microsoft has issued 29 patches for its Internet Explorer browser, including one fixing a critical vulnerability that would allow a remote attacker to gain access to a computer from over the …

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IE plays security catch-up, will block outdated Java plug-ins

By Gregg Keizer, Computerworld | August 6th, 2014 An update to IE 8 through IE 11 next week will introduce a new warning when users try to run an outmoded Java ActiveX control. Microsoft today said that Internet Explorer (IE) will begin blocking out-of-date ActiveX controls — the browser’s proprietary plug-in format — when the …

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