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IE11 syncs Web passwords across Windows, Windows Phone 8.1

Password sync, now on IE11 on Microsoft's newest operating systems, makes moving among PCs, phones, and tablets easier. It's also handy for Microsoft to keep customers in its ecosystem.

By June 24, 2014


Zero-day flaw haunts IE 8 for 7 months and counting

An Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability goes unfixed by Microsoft for more than half a year, reports the Zero Day Initiative.

By May 21, 2014


Microsoft: IE8 barred 1 billion malware downloads

Antimalware efforts might be paying off, as Microsoft reports that the browser's SmartScreen Filter has stopped 1 billion malware downloads since its launch.

By July 23, 2010


Microsoft to fix IE8 cross-site scripting problem, again

Microsoft to issue third fix for XSS filter in IE8 that can be exploited to launch cross-site scripting attacks on Web sites.

By April 20, 2010


Latest Windows 8.1 build beefs up IE developer tools

Build 9385 of the upcoming OS update revamps the developers panel that pops up in Internet Explorer when you press F12.

By May 2, 2013


Microsoft defends IE8 following hacking contest

Microsoft stands behind the security and privacy of Internet Explorer 8 following a hacking contest that was able to exploit certain vulnerabilities in the browser.

By March 29, 2010


IE overall usage slips, but IE 8 gains

All of Internet Explorer's rivals gained overall from August to September, though IE 8 did increase in popularity. Firefox gained the most among IE's competitors.

By October 5, 2009


Microsoft IE 8 is taking a big chunk out of IE 7

Microsoft's IE 8 is doing very well, but at IE 7's expense. Meanwhile, Firefox 3.5 has topped 30 million downloads and shows every intention of giving Microsoft a run for its money.

By July 20, 2009


Microsoft: 'Humbling' that IE 8 top browser

In a blog post, the software maker says it is extremely happy that Internet Explorer 8 is now the world's most popular browser and it finds it "humbling."

By February 3, 2010


Microsoft fixes 8 IE holes, including one used in attacks

Internet Explorer hole targeted in attacks on Google and others is one of a group of critical holes fixed in cumulative patch released out-of-cycle by Microsoft.

By January 21, 2010