Adobe BrowserLab offers Web designers painless site testing

Adobe Wednesday will unveil Adobe BrowserLab, a fully hosted online service that lets professional Web designers preview how their sites will look in various Web browsers on the Mac and Windows platforms. The

Published on: June 4th, 2009 Jackie Dove

Internet Explorer 8 Review

Intended for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Vista and Server 2008, the launch of IE 8 seems more of a formality than anything else, given that the final product isn't a leap forward

Published on: March 25th, 2009 Ted Kritsonis

The scoop on IE 8 – new browser helps you work better, faster, safer

Internet Explorer 8 has shipped in its final version and is ready to take on its rivals. This latest version of Microsoft's browser leapfrogs its closest competition, Firefox 3, for basic browsing and

Published on: March 23rd, 2009 Preston Gralla

Mozilla plugs Firefox holes hackers could use to bug you

Mozilla Corp. today patched eight security vulnerabilities in Firefox, half of them critical memory corruption flaws in the browser's layout and JavaScript engines. Firefox 3.0.7, the second security update this year to the

Published on: March 6th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

How to choose the best and most secure Web browser

The Web is teeming with venomous exploits. And an ever-increasing quantity of that malware sneaks onto hard drives via the browser.Which begs the question: Does your choice of browser affect your chances of

Published on: February 23rd, 2009 Tom Kaneshige

IE8 proves its mettle with impressive security features

Although Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser has lost market share to worthy competitors over the last few years, it is still the market leader and remains the browser to beat. IE has

Published on: January 30th, 2009 Roger A. Grimes

Microsoft responds to IE attacks with a fix

As it promised yesterday, Microsoft Corp. today issued an emergency patch to plug a critical hole in Internet Explorer(IE) that attackers have been increasingly exploiting from hacked Web sites. The patch, described in

Published on: December 19th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft warns of “huge increase” in Internet Explorer attacks

Microsoft warned Saturday of a "huge increase" in attacks exploiting a critical unpatched vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE), and said some originated from hacked pornography sites.Other researchers confirmed that attacks were increasingly coming

Published on: December 16th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft loses market share to rivals for OS, browser

Microsoft Corp.'s Windows OS last month took its biggest market share dive in the past two years, erasing gains made in two of the past three months and sending the operating system's share

Published on: December 3rd, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft launches new Search rewards program

Microsoft Corp. today launched a rewards program to entice consumers to its Live Search site, but it requires Internet Explorer and bars users of rival browsers, including Firefox, Safari, Opera and Chrome.A toolbar

Published on: October 3rd, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Browser showdown – IE8 vs. Google Chrome

They're back! Just when you thought the "browser wars" were over, with the two camps - Microsoft and Mozilla.org - settling in for a kind of intransigent d├ętente, along comes Google to stir

Published on: September 8th, 2008 Randall Kennedy

Google pushes the cloud with its Chrome browser

Google takes aim squarely at Microsoft with the release of its new Web browser, Chrome. And Microsoft should be very afraid: Chrome lives up to its hype by rethinking the Web browser in

Published on: September 5th, 2008 Nick Mediati

Microsoft’s whopping update fixes 26 bugs in Windows, Office

Microsoft Corp. today released its largest security update in 18 months to patch 26 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer (IE), Windows Messenger and other software."Today is a perfect storm of client-side issues,"

Published on: August 18th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Three new browsers that say ‘no’ to malware

The latest browsers are fighting back against the never-ending assault from online crooks who want to sneak malware infections through your browser and onto your PC. Firefox 3, Opera 9.5, and, soon, Internet

Published on: August 6th, 2008 Erik Larkin