Posts Tagged ‘Internet Explorer’

Microsoft Fixes 4 Critical Vulnerabilities in October Patch Tuesday

Over this week Microsoft released the monthly security advance notification. This month we have 8 security bulletins that comes to patch several vulnerabilities in windows operating system, Internet Explorer,. NET, Office, SharePoint and Silver-light. 7 updates are for fixing remote code execution bugs and one for information disclosure vulnerability. This month there is four updates [...]

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Microsoft Confirms Internet Explorer Zero-day

Microsoft started to develop a new patch for a 0-day in all supported versions of Internet Explorer. The main impact of the vulnerability is remote code execution. The new Microsoft security advisory 2488013 alert users that the vulnerability exists due to the creation of uninitialized memory during a CSS function within Internet Explorer. As a [...]

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Internet Explorer Vulnerability Allows Trojan Spreading

Microsoft has fixed a new vulnerability (CVE-2010-3962) in all Internet explorer versions except Internet Explorer 9 Beta. The bug could Allow Remote Code Execution on victim machines. About this vulnerability Symantec stated that by visiting an infected website a Backdoor.Pirpi may be executed and runs in the background of the operating system .The backdoor can [...]

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Defeating SSL Vulnerability Remain unfixed

It has been now Nine weeks since Moxie Marlinspike demonstrated the “new” way of attacking SSL at the Black Hat security conference by the help of his tool, called SSLstrip he was able to make a man-in-the-middle attack on normal, insecure http traffic and replaces links to secure https pages with normal http, so after [...]

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Google Plug-in Boost IE speed 10 Times

A New test has been conducted by Computerworld researchers concluded that Chrome Frame plug-in improves JavaScript performance 9.6 times in Internet Explorer 8 (IE8). During the test it was used Sunspider Javascript for three times to show the speed improvement in Microsoft Internet browser. This plug-in is already embedded in Google chrome while on last [...]

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