Web conferencing service adds browser call-in capability

Toronto-based Iotum announced today updates to its Web conferencing service for small businesses including browser-based support for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Iotum's Calliflower product is a Secure Internet Protocol (SIP) service that

Published on: August 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Find the best browser for your print job

Printing from the Web can be perilous. Each browser interprets pages differently, and what emerges from your printer can sometimes look nothing like what you saw on the screen.To find the best browser

Published on: January 4th, 2011 Nathan Alderman

IE9 beta fails to prop up Microsoft browser

The quick start of Internet Explorer 9's beta last month wasn't enough to prevent Microsoft's browser from again losing share to rivals from Google and Apple, a Web measurement firm said today.Although IE9

Published on: October 4th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Browser bonanza – the best picks for speed, security, and add-ons

Of all the software on your PC, the Web browser may be the most important tool you use each day--but you may not give it much thought. The difference between a merely good

Published on: July 28th, 2010 Nick Mediati

Top 5 myths about tech security

Think you can hide behind the privacy of an "unlisted" cell phone number? Think again. Maybe you believe you don't need security software on a Mac or iPad. You'd swear that Firefox is

Published on: May 10th, 2010 Bill Sydner

Bug off — security fixes to head off browser attacks

Whatever you use to surf the Web needs a fix. Developers of all five major browsers--Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, and Opera--recently released important security patches.To head off a growing number of attacks

Published on: April 30th, 2010 Eric Larkin

Microsoft plug-in exposes Firefox users to ‘browse-and-get-owned’ threat

An add-on that Microsoft silently slipped into Mozilla's Firefox last February leaves the browser open to attack, Microsoft's security engineers acknowledged earlier this week. One of the 13 security bulletins Microsoft released Tuesday

Published on: October 19th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Browser face-off – which of the top 5 is the victor?

For browser fans, this is the best of times. The five most popular Web browsers -- Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome and Opera -- have released significant new versions

Published on: October 14th, 2009 Preston Gralla and Michael DeAgonia

25 best free software apps for 2009

When big companies release new software, they launch it with lots of hoopla: press tours, technical conferences, free T-shirts. Open-source projects, even the well-known ones, generally release their major new versions with a

Published on: June 9th, 2009 Esther Schindler

Internet Explorer 8 faster than Firefox and Chrome, says Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. said this week that its own speed tests prove Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) is faster than either Firefox or Chrome.In a report released Wednesday, Microsoft spelled out how it tests browsers

Published on: March 17th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

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

Browser plug-ins get bad rap as not all pose security risks

In my recent series of articles on Web browser security (see the special report), I indicated that browser add-ons (or plug-ins) could bring additional risk to a browser. One browser add-on provider, Giorgio

Published on: February 10th, 2009 Roger A. Grimes

Browser wars: IE 8 vs. Google Chrome vs. Mozilla Firefox 3.1

Mozilla's second alpha of Firefox 3.1 is upping the ante in the next-generation browser battle. So how do the main contenders stack up so far now? One thing's for sure, the Firefox team

Published on: September 19th, 2008 JR Raphael