Microsoft to patch IE8 remote code execution bug

When a widely used browser is found to have a bug that hackers could exploit to hijack computers, you expect the vendor to do something about it as quickly as possible. The problem

Published on: May 26th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Microsoft browser patch covers XP

Microsoft Corp. has quickly issued a patch for a serious Internet Explorer vulnerability, including coverage for those still using Windows XP. “Even though Windows XP is no longer supported by Microsoft and is

Published on: May 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Videoconferencing provider adds WebRTC client

A maker of videoconferencing and collaboration software has added a WebRTC client to its arsenal of VC clients. IOCOM said Thursday that its WebRTC client -- which enables a browser to be used

Published on: January 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Rules for Internet sought by global group

Researchers from Canada and around the world working under the auspices of an independent think tank founded by former Research in Motion co-CEO Jim Balsillie and a United Kingdom-based institute have launched a

Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Yahoo still fixing email problems

A week after its email service went down Yahoo Inc. says it is still working to get service back up to 100 per cent. “As part of the restoration process, some timestamps may

Published on: December 16th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

ICANN to target Internet governance issues

In a move eyed by many as an effort to restore public confidence in the Internet, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has created a panel made of IT professionals,

Published on: November 18th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Unpatched flaws still favourite attack vector: IBM X-Force

Zero day exploits and custom malware pack deadly punches and frequently grab the headlines, but many cyber criminals are focusing on less sophisticated methods to bypass security, according to a recent report from

Published on: October 10th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Patch Tuesday brings more IE fixes

  Microsoft Corp.'s monthly Patch Tuesday arrived with a familiar gift: More fixes for Internet Explorer.As IDG News reports, fixes for IE dominated the 19 critical vulnerabilities patched last month, and this month

Published on: August 13th, 2013 Howard Solomon

IE11 preview for Windows 7 now available

Learning its lesson from complaints it got last year over the late release of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7, Microsoft Corp., today announced the release of a preview of IE11 for Windows

Published on: July 25th, 2013 nestor e. arellano