Articles By Gregg Keizer

Microsoft acquires 20 new Windows security ideas for $13,400 each

Microsoft acquires 20 new Windows security ideas for $13,400 each

FRAMINGHAM, MASS. -- Microsoft has received 20 submissions in the $268,000 contest it hopes will result in new security technologies being...

April 5th, 2012 Gregg Keizer
Google patches Chrome bugs, pays researchers more

Google patches Chrome bugs, pays researchers more

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.-- Google last week patched nine vulnerabilities in Chrome in the sixth security update to Chrome 17, the edition...

March 23rd, 2012 Gregg Keizer
Google’s Chrome drops share for second straight month

Google’s Chrome drops share for second straight month

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- The browser battle returned to a kind of normalcy last month as Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE), which...

March 2nd, 2012 Gregg Keizer
Windows 8 preview: What you need to get started

Windows 8 preview: What you need to get started

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Microsoft Corp. has begun making available the Consumer Preview for Windows 8, the drastically different refresh of the...

March 1st, 2012 Gregg Keizer
Adobe sets IE as next target in Flash security work

Adobe sets IE as next target in Flash security work

FRAMINGHAM, MASS. - Adobe plans to tackle Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) in its ongoing work to "sandbox" its popular Flash...

February 8th, 2012 Gregg Keizer
Firefox 10 launch this week

Firefox 10 launch this week

FRAMINGHAM -- Mozilla developers have given the green light to ship Firefox 10 on Tuesday.Notes from a Mozilla meeting last...

January 30th, 2012 Gregg Keizer
Anonymous dupes users into joining Megaupload attack

Anonymous dupes users into joining Megaupload attack

FRAMINGHAM (01/20/2012) - The Anonymous hacking group recruited unwitting accomplices in Thursday's attacks against U.S. government sites, a security researcher...

January 23rd, 2012 Gregg Keizer
Microsoft sues U.K. retail chain for pirating Windows

Microsoft sues U.K. retail chain for pirating Windows

FRAMINGHAM (01/04/2012) - Microsoft today sued a U.K. electronics retail chain for selling Windows recovery discs to customers, claiming that...

January 17th, 2012 Gregg Keizer
Adobe plugs 6 critical holes in Reader

Adobe plugs 6 critical holes in Reader

FRAMINGHAM (01/11/2012) - Adobe on Tuesday patched six vulnerabilities in the newest version of its popular Reader PDF viewer, making...

January 11th, 2012 Gregg Keizer
Users desert Windows XP in near-record numbers

Users desert Windows XP in near-record numbers

Microsoft's Windows XP shed a large amount of usage share again last month as users continued to desert the decade-old...

January 3rd, 2012 Gregg Keizer