Select Page

Category: Browsers

Microsoft Releases Critical Security Updates for Windows

Microsoft has released 13 security patches for this month’s Patch Tuesday, fixing vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, and Internet Explorer. Out of the 13 security patches, 5 are rated as critical and should be installed by every Windows users. These critical patches are essential fixes for vulnerabilities discovered in Windows. Which Critical Updates to Prioritize? First, you should prioritize to install MS16-023, which is a cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. MS16-023 is available for all supported Windows editions. Even if you do not use Internet Explorer, you are highly recommended to install this patch as some apps installed on...

Read More

Chrome 48 Released With Custom Notification Buttons, Removes RC4 Cipher

Google today released Chrome 48 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Chrome 48 adds custom notification buttons and removes support for unsecure RC4 encryption. If you have Google Chrome installed, your browser should have silently updated already. You can confirm it by looking at the version number displayed in the About window. You can also manually check for update using the same. Chrome’s built-in updater will start updating your browser if it has not done it yet. You can also download Chrome directly from google.com/chrome. Chrome apps and extensions have supported push notifications on desktop since May 2010 (first added in Chrome...

Read More

Microsoft Releases Edge’s JavaScript Engine As Open-Source “ChakraCore” On GitHub

Microsoft at JSConf US in December 2015 talk announced that they will open-source key components of the Chakra JavaScript engine that powers Microsoft Edge. Today, the company announced the availability of the sources for ChakraCore, available under the MIT License, at its own ChakraCore GitHub repository. According to Microsoft, the ChakraCore repository provides a fully supported and open-source standalone JavaScript engine. ChakraCore has the same characteristics as the Microsoft Edge’s Chakra engine. Developers can use ChakraCore and embed it in projects, innovate on top of it and contribute back to the community. Open-Source ChakraCore GitHub Repository Microsoft will accept...

Read More

Adobe Releases Flash Player Update, Fixes 0-Day, 18 Other Flaws

Adobe has released Adobe Flash Player update v. 20.0.0.267 to fix at least 19 security flaws in the program, including one 0-Day bug that is already being actively exploited in attacks. The new Flash Player update is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux users. The new Adobe Flash update v. 20.0.0.267 includes a fix for a 0-Day vulnerability (CVE-2015-8651), which according to Adobe is being actively used in “limited, targeted attacks.” Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player.  These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe...

Read More

How To Block The Star Wars Movie Spoilers

The Star Wars – The Force Awakens was released last Friday. In the first weekend the movie broke several box office records in North America. For an epic movie like Star Wars, spoiler alerts are a nuisance for every fan yet to watch it themselves. It does not matter if you are a new or a die-hard Star Wars fan, after waiting with anticipation to go and watch the movie yourself and find out the story, it would be a shame if you stumbled upon a web page where someone has spoiled about the movie. The anticipation around The...

Read More

Google Chrome Latest Version Download for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Mobile

Google Chrome Team has promoted Chrome 45 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. A list of changes in the latest Google Chrome update, Chrome 45.0.2454.101, is available here. If you already use Google Chrome you don’t need to worry about downloading the latest version manually. The web browser should download the update and install it automatically. Tip! Bookmark this page for latest Google Chrome web browser updates. Google Chrome 45 Security Fixes Google has limited the access to bug details for the time being. This is done to protect Chrome users from the vulnerabilities. Google will...

Read More

Mozilla Firefox for Windows 10 Officially Confirmed, Will Be Fully Compatible With the OS

Mozilla has officially announced Firefox for Windows 10 on the foundation’s official blog. The official release of Windows 10 is set on July 29, 2015. With the new operating system Microsoft is shipping its brand new Microsoft Edge web browser. The upcoming Edge web browser is already getting a lot of publicity thanks to the Windows Insider program. The browser wars may start again with the arrival of Microsoft Edge, an attempt by the Redmond software giant to keep up with the modern web. The announcement of Mozilla Firefox for Windows 10 is a proof that the battle will...

Read More

Microsoft Edge replaces Project Spartan in the latest Windows 10 Preview Build

Microsoft will officially replace “Project Spartan” with Microsoft Edge in the next upcoming Windows 10 build. The next build will be first available to Windows Insiders who are in the Fast ring. When Microsoft announced the successor of Internet Explorer, they officially titled the new web browser as Project Spartan. As the release date of Windows 10 is nearing, the software giant has finally decided to officially give Spartan web browser the new name Microsoft Edge. How to save your browsing data when upgrading from Project Spartan to Microsoft Edge? If you are a Windows Insider and belong to...

Read More

Firefox 38 Comes With Digital Rights Management (DRM)

Mozilla Firefox web browser now comes with built-in Digital Rights Management (DRM) so that users can play DRM-protected HTML5 video/audio without the need of any additional plug-ins. Before the release of Firefox 38, users were unable to play any DRM-protected HTML5 video and audio directly. Thus if a user for instance wanted to use a streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, they had to install the Adobe Flash or Silverlight extension. Now with built-in DRM support the installation of the additional plugins is unnecessary. To offer built-in DRM support Mozilla will use Adobe Primetime, a content decryption module (CDM). Earlier,...

Read More

Search

Deal of The Day

Newsletter Subscribe

Email Subscription

Get our latest posts delivered to your email daily.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Advertisement

Software Deals

Advertisment ad adsense adlogger