As Microsoft inches closer to the first beta release of Internet Explorer 7, the company's development advisors have been advising Web site developers and managers to run certain tests now to prevent problems when the beta version does appear.
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Bink.nu is the first site to post some real IE7 screenshots that show, amongst other things, some suspiciously familiar RSS abilities.
Users of Microsoft's Internet Explorer don't have to wait until the release of version 7 to use tabbed browsing. Microsoft announced yesterday that with the newest MSN Search Toolbar, users can upgrade their current IE 6 and add the sought after functionality. You can read the story here.
Microsoft finally told Web developers what they've wanted to hear for years, promising support for graphics and style sheet standards.
Microsoft engineers are investigating a pair of highly critical Windows product flaws reported by private security research outfit eEye Digital Security.
The first beta of IE 7.0 isn't expected for a few more months. But information on Microsoft's security, standards and interface plans are trickling out now.
Flexbeta.net reports that today at RSA, it was announced a new beta version for Internet Explorer 7.
Microsoft Corp. recently held a secret Webcast with some of its closest partners to discuss ways in which the company might improve its Internet Explorer browser and customer confidence in the platform.
Microsoft is not planning an upgrade to Internet Explorer until at least 2006, when the next version of Windows is released. The company is busy building and testing a faster (and more secure) version, and Jim Allchin, head of the Windows platform division, says, "We have a very, very innovative set of capabilities that we're putting in the next version."
Microsoft has said it will take "appropriate action" to fix a problem in Internet Explorer and Windows XP SP2 that allows a malicious Web site to bypass the browser's warnings when downloading potentially harmful content.
Surprising analysts, the share of Microsoft's Web browser dips again as Mozilla's open-source Firefox browser gains momentum ahead of its launch.
Despite all appearances, Microsoft insists it hasn't lost interest in Web browsers.
Microsoft's web browser, Internet Explorer, is continuing its slow but steady slide in market share. According to fresh numbers from web metrics firm Websidestory, IE's share has slipped 1.8 per cent in the last three months.
An independent researcher warned that an Internet Explorer vulnerability could turn drag-and-drop into drag-and-infect, even on computers updated with Microsoft's latest security patch.
Microsoft released a patch for Internet Explorer designed to close three critical holes in the browser, including one that paved the way for the Download.Ject Trojan horse.
Microsoft's "critical" security bulletins target holes in the Windows HTML Help system and the Task Scheduler. Still, researchers warn of new IE vulnerabilities.
The other day I attended the Chat with the Internet Explorer team. While I found it interesting and the fact that Microsoft is opening itself up more to the public by allowing developers to blog and allowing more public exposure at their conferences I will say I was very disappointed in the chat. Microsoft totally ignored the issues and the questions that really mattered were deflected and basically passed on for something more that Microsoft wanted to talk about.
Microsoft Corp.'s effort last week to fix a vulnerability in the Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser program and end the latest series of Internet attacks doesn't address another closely related and dangerous vulnerability, according to a security specialist.
While corporate users are worried about security holes, they often rely on internal apps and Web sites that only work within Microsoft's dominant browser.
A Trojan horse program installed through malicious pop-up windows can capture normally encrypted financial information from victims' computers, security researchers warned on Tuesday.