Microsoft's new security protection feature for Internet Explorer that blocks older installations of ActiveX will now start to take effect on Sept. 9, instead of the earlier announced Aug. 12 date, and it will only block Oracle Java ActiveX for now.
Microsoft wants organizations and individuals to use the latest Internet Explorer versions, so much so that it announced some new policy changes today.
Here's the what, how and why of the SharePoint deployment tool.
- By Spike Xavier
Microsoft plans to add ActiveX blocking capabilities into certain versions of its Internet Explorer browsers on Aug. 12.
This week's incident highlights the need for a change in attitudes relating to corporate security.
The study took a look at 16 multinational enterprises in the first half of 2014 to map out what the top trouble areas for IT are.
Microsoft plans to release an updated Internet Explorer 11 mobile browser with the next release of Windows Phone 8.1 that will address some Web site compatibility issues.
The latest version adds two new mitigation features and support for 64-bit systems.
Oracle released its quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) on Tuesday with 113 security flaw fixes for multiple Oracle products, including 20 for Java Standard Edition (Java SE).
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While the InstallShield flaw currently has a limited workaround, there's no word on whether the Dell problem is further being investigated by Microsoft.
The update will prevent the spoofed certificates from being used in man-in-the-middle attacks.
Microsoft's monthly security update comes with fixes for 29 flaws and includes three updated security advisories.
Microsoft changed how Internet Explorer 11 handles password information on forms with the aim of giving users more control.
The HTML5 Web specification that's used in browsers today is on track for "Recommendation" status.
The worldwide IPv4 address shortage is affecting some U.S.-based Azure customers, Microsoft indicated this week.
Plus: Microsoft warns of the importance of keeping Java patched.
Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser has lost its long-time U.S. market lead to Google Chrome, according to stats published today by Adobe Digital Index (ADI).
The vulnerability has been discovered out of the wake of the Heartbleed bug disclosure.
Microsoft officially launched this week status.modern.ie, a Web site aimed at keeping the public informed on what new features and tweaks will be making their way into future updates and versions of IE.
The end is nearer for IPv4, according to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).