When Microsoft builds an Operating System (OS), it has to build it to last. Windows XP endured a continuing blast of malware for the last 13 years. In particular, Internet Explorer 6 has seen a lot of vulnerabilities and saw the start of people moving away from Internet Explorer to the likes of Google’s Chrome … Continue reading "Is your organization ready for Windows 8.1? Part 11, Internet Explorer Enhanced Protected Mode"
Last week, Microsoft issued KnowledgeBase Article 2849027, discussing that Internet Explorer security-related preferences are silently applied to targeted computers, without any indication this is happening.
One year of Windows XP support remains. After twelve years, now is the time to migrate off this 2001 Operating System or to take your security measures to assure your colleagues experience the least impact of the End of Support (EoS) situation. Of course, migrating to a later version of Windows or to another (supported) … Continue reading "So you want to continue using Windows XP?"
Microsoft is getting ready to release Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Internet Explorer 10 is built into Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 by default and Microsoft vowed to bring it to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 too. The latest available version of Internet Explorer will be … Continue reading "Blocking Internet Explorer 10 Automatic Delivery"
Microsoft has released Windows Internet Explorer 8.0 to the web last Thursday. Besides improved reliability, security, performance and a handful of new features, Internet Explorer 8 introduces a new rendering engine, which is enabled by default. This new engine might break your mission-critical web based applications.