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IE8, Safari, iPhone, BlackBerry exploited in Pwn2Own contest

No efforts were made to attack Chrome, Firefox, Android, or Windows Phone 7 in the annual hacker contest at CanSecWest.

By Mar. 11, 2011


Add search engines in IE8

You can have multiple options when searching in Internet Explorer 8, rather than just the default.

By Mar. 26, 2009


Quick Web searches in IE8

Use "accelerators" to map, translate, or search highlighted text from a Web page.

By Mar. 26, 2009


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 Jul. 23, 2010


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 Mar. 29, 2010


Gates: Next IE to be IE8

In utterly unsurprising move, Microsoft chairman confirms name for next version of browser, though neither he nor the company will say anything about product's timing or features.

By Dec. 5, 2007


Report: In IE8, Web ads won out over privacy

Some within Microsoft wanted to design IE8 with greater privacy controls, but that effort lost out to the interests of online advertisers, the Journal reports.

By Aug. 2, 2010


BOL 1045: IE8: World's most secure browser

A new study shows that Internet Explorer 8 is the most secure browser in the world. Who paid for the study? Guess. We also uncover the Twitter mafia and a new alliance to fight malware. And Molly's dream of running her car on chickens comes closer to re

By Aug. 19, 2009


Could IE8 incompatibilities be a boon for Firefox?

Microsoft's shift to a more standards compliant browser for IE8 could prove beneficial to rival browsers like Firefox, if they're geared up to attack.

By Jun. 12, 2008


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 Apr. 20, 2010