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Google, Apple, and Mozilla block Kazakhstan government’s browser spying

Enlarge Getty Images | Thomas Jackson Major browser makers are blocking the use of a root certificate that Kazakhstan’s government has used to intercept Internet traffic. Mozilla and Google issued a joint announcement today saying that “the companies deployed technical solutions within Firefox and Chrome to block the Kazakhstan government’s ability to intercept Internet traffic …

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Internet Explorer security flaw allows hackers to steal files

Associated Press Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has a longstanding reputation for poor security, but it’s now bad enough that you could be attacked jut by having it on your PC. Security researcher John Page has revealed an unpatched exploit in the web browser’s handling of MHT files (IE’s web archive format) that hackers can use to …

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Microsoft patches 0-day vulnerabilities in IE and Exchange

Enlarge Getty Images | Justin Sullivan Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday this month had higher-than-usual stakes with fixes for a zero-day Internet Explorer vulnerability under active exploit and an Exchange Server flaw that was disclosed last month with proof-of-concept code. The IE vulnerability, Microsoft said, allows attackers to test whether one or more files are stored on …

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Microsoft begs you to stop using Internet Explorer

ASSOCIATED PRESS Old habits die hard, but they do eventually have to die. Microsoft knows there are still plenty of businesses and organizations out there using Internet Explorer because the outdated browser supports legacy web apps, but the company is asking people to finally let go of their old ways and to embrace a modern …

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Microsoft: Yeah, we make Office 2019 and Internet Explorer, but don’t use ‘em

Two twins race to complete a PowerPoint challenge. In an unusual turn of events, Microsoft this week warned Windows users off from using its Internet Explorer and dissed its new Office 2019 suite in a series of videos that show it to be worse than the competition. While Windows 10 uses the newer, faster, much …

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