Microsoft Fixes Internet Explorer Vulnerability (Security Advisory 2963983)


Microsoft has issued an out-of-cycle security update for Internet Explorer vulnerability (Security Advisory 2963983) uncovered on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Microsoft even issued the fix for Windows XP (which is now no longer supported by the company), running Internet Explorer. This vulnerability was so severe in nature that IE users were asked to use an alternative browser for the time being until an official fix is issued. The US and UK even issued warnings about using Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser. The security update for the Internet Explorer vulnerability was delivered at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014. The security issue affected all versions of Internet Explorer, starting of the age-old Internet Explorer 6 through the latest version Internet Explorer 11. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using an affected version of Internet Explorer. After successfully exploited, the attacker could gain the same user rights …
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Internet Explorer Vulnerability (Security Advisory 2963983) Affects Every Single Version Of The Web Browser

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Microsoft, on Saturday, April 26, 2014, issued a security advisory warning users of a vulnerability in Internet Explorer that could allow "remote code execution." The latest Internet Explorer vulnerability affects all versions of the web browser, which includes Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 10, and Internet Explorer 11. As of writing this article, Microsoft didn't issue any patch to fix the Internet Explorer vulnerability. (we will update the page as soon as an official patch is issued) …
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Download Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) Release Preview for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2

If you've followed the happenings in the Windows world, you must have already known that Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) will be the default web browser in latest Windows 8.1 operating system. Internet Explorer 11 is feature rich and supports the latest web standards, IE11 can now preload websites, provides better protections for your PC and your privacy, supports WebGL and if your computer has "that" much RAM support, you can work on up to 100 tabs per window! If you are not trying out Windows 8.1 Preview or have installed the leaked Windows 8.1 RTM, but want to test the latest version of Internet Explorer, this post is for you. …
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Disable Java In Your Browser, On Windows, Mac OS X Platform [Complete Tutorial]


With more and more zero-day vulnerabilities are uncovered which is affecting Oracle's Java plugin, users are now often asking how to disable Java or remove Java from their Windows computers or Mac platform. First, let us clear the confusion which arises among most users about Java and JavaScript, keep in mind that both are different. Java is a programming language and computing platform that powers programs including utilities, games, and business applications, which was first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995, now developed and maintained by Oracle. While, JavaScript is an open source scripting language used to create dynamic websites and enhance user interfaces. Looking at the increasing number of zero-day flaws that are getting uncovered, its advised that you do not to install Java at all, if you never felt the need of it. If you need Java for some important work, then you should only enable it when you need it. For the rest of the time you …
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Enable Flash For Any Website In Internet Explorer 10 [Windows RT / Windows 8]


Microsoft has limited which domains can load Flash contents on Internet Explorer 10 running on Windows RT or Windows 8. The list of domains are actually saved in a "whitelist" in Internet Explorer 10, which tells the browser if the domain you are visiting is allowed to run the plugin or not. If you are running Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8 or Windows 8 Pro, then this is not a big issue. You can simply run IE 10 in Desktop mode to overcome the limitation or you can run any alternative browser like Chrome or Firefox, to run Flash on all websites. But, if you are running IE 10 in the new Windows 8 user interface (Metro/Modern UI) or have a Windows tablet with RT (as the Surface, or Asus), where there are no alternative browsers available, only whitelisted domains are allowed to run Flash content. There are two ways to enable Flash for any website in Internet Explorer 10 Metro Browser running on Windows RT or Windows 8. You can manually edit the "whitelist" file, iecompatdata.xml …
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Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 Released, Direct Download Links


Microsoft has announced the availability of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7, albeit as a pre-release "Preview" version. Previously, Internet Explorer 10 was released along with, exclusively for Windows 8, Microsoft's recently launched operating system. After the launch, Microsoft announce they will release a preview version of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7, and later it will release IE10 final version for Windows 7. The availability of the release preview of IE10 for Windows 7 falls just as Microsoft has planned earlier. As noted earlier, Microsoft said it would deliver the preview for Windows 7 in "mid-November." In that same note, Microsoft said that the final version of IE10 will follow as it will collect "developer and customer feedback." Microsoft also said that IE10 on Windows 7 has the same standards based platform for developers to target as IE10 on Windows 8. …
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How To Reset Internet Explorer 9 To Its Default Settings (RIES)

RIES – Click on Security Tab > Default Level for each section

If you notice Internet Explorer issues like cannot IE cannot open any website, or browsing through IE is consistently slower than normal even when Internet connection is good, or a recent malware infection has messed up your Internet Explorer settings. Does IE often stops responding, or stops working? Do you receive error messages that show that Internet Explorer has "encountered a problem and needs to close"? Or that a Visual C++ "runtime error" has occurred in Iexplore.exe? It's time to reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. After the release of Internet Explorer 7, Microsoft has introduced a single-button reset function for IE which can still be found in IE 9. If that reset button is clicked, it resets IE to Windows or manufacturer's defaults. …
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Secure Your Web Browser using BitDefender TrafficLight


Web browsers are the primary application used to browse the Internet by all users. Hence, it's attacked the most from various forms of malicious threats. The most common example that we can see is when computer systems are getting infected without user's knowledge during web browsing. Even though most security systems are capable of blocking this attacks but, isn't it a better idea to prevent the infection from the browser itself? BitDefender TrafficLight warns users about malicious websites and filters malicious web traffic. Although, almost every major antivirus company offers similar solution today, but BitDefender TrafficLight has one key advantage over them: it's available on all five major browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, and Safari. …
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Download Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 1 Now


After Microsoft released Internet Explorer 9 and found it well accepted among Windows users, the software giant has released the platform preview of the next version. Undoubtedly, Microsoft on 12th April, 2011 has released Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 1 available for download. Internet Explorer 10 PP1 is an early look at IE web browser where you can test out some of the new features that are being developed for Microsoft though as the company admits, some features aren't quite ready yet. You can view the release notes here. …
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Internet Explorer 9 to be delivered as Important Windows Update

Microsoft is planning to push Internet Explorer 9 as an Important Windows Update to existing beta and RC users on March 21. The update will also be offered as Important to normal Windows users. Microsoft revealed that Internet Explorer 9 RTW has been downloaded 2.35 million times in the first 24 hours of availability. Internet Explorer 9 was released to the web on Monday March 14 and has clocked up 27 downloads per second, over 250 downloads every 10 seconds. Microsoft revealed earlier this month that users have downloaded 36 million copies of Internet Explorer 9 since its beta release in September. It was already confirmed earlier by Microsoft's head of Internet Explorer, Dean Hachamovitch, that Microsoft will upgrade RC users to the final build. "We will automatically update IE9 beta users to the IE9 RC. After the final release, we will automatically update IE9 RC users to the final build," said Hachamovitch. …
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