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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

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I don't use anti-virus software. Am I nuts?

Maybe I'm courting disaster, but my cheapskate approach to security has paid off so far. Here's my secret.

By June 25, 2014

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Meet Microsoft's new anime IE 'it' girl, Inori Aizawa

The new anime personification of Internet Explorer is a sassy girl who fights robots, dresses like a sexy otaku girl, and pets her cat while surfing the Net.

By November 7, 2013

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Leak confirms WebGL, SPDY for IE11

On the eve of Microsoft Build 2013, leaked details on Windows 8.1's Internet Explorer 11 confirm that the browser will support next-gen Web technology, including Google's SPDY protocol.

By June 25, 2013

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Windows Phone 8 OS opens up to multicore processors, NFC

Microsoft's young smartphone operating system promises to grow up with Windows Phone 8.

By June 20, 2012

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Microsoft clears some fog over its new ecosystem

With today's announcement of Windows Phone 8, Microsoft shows off what the future of Windows will be. Still clouded in mystery is whether people will actually want it, so vote in our poll here and let us know what you think.

By June 20, 2012

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Microsoft bombs another security test

AV-Test.org's latest security-suite efficacy test fails Microsoft Security Essentials -- for the second time in a row. This time, though, it's not alone.

By January 16, 2013

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How to make Windows 8 look like Windows 7

We reveal how to water down or ignore some of Windows 8's more controversial features and restore functionality you thought had vanished.

By October 27, 2012

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Microsoft page says IE more secure than rival browsers

A new Microsoft page that tests browser security has not surprisingly dubbed IE9 as the most secure browser, with rivals Firefox and Google Chrome not scoring as well.

By October 12, 2011

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Browser security features compared

The newest versions of Internet Explorer, Firefox, and other browsers all protect against phishing and malware attacks, and most also let you browse anonymously, though they implement these features in very different ways.

By November 20, 2009