Microsoft's Internet browsers will stop trusting Web sites using SHA-1 certificates for security, starting this summer.
Administrators and users should uninstall QuickTime from all Windows-based systems following the discovery of two vulnerabilities in the software that Apple has stopped supporting.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft is previewing Skype voice and video communications using its Edge browser without the use of browser plug-ins.
Microsoft explained a bit more this week how its Edge Web browser will enable access without passwords.
Microsoft inched away from Adobe Flash this week with a new "auto-pause" capability that's available in preview with the Microsoft Edge browser.
Microsoft gave a progress report this week on its relatively new Edge browser.
Microsoft had more developer news on Day 2 of its Build event, this time mostly focused on its Azure cloud computing resources.
Concerns about restrictions on encryption took center stage at the annual RSA Conference where experts and government officials discussed the precedent that Apple's legal battle with the FBI could set.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft unveiled a new extensions capability for its Edge Web browser this week, but it's just available for limited testing.
Microsoft will pull the plug on support for the RC4 cipher used with its Edge and Internet Explorer 11 browsers, starting next month.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced this week that it has formed a new Web Authentication Working Group to improve Web access security.
While apps have grown in popularity, especially for mobile users, don't expect to see the end of the Web as we know it any time soon.
Here's a speculative look on how Microsoft's new browser plays into its Office 365 strategy.
Microsoft is recommending that its older Internet Explorer browsers be upgraded to IE 11 first before "uninstalling" them to meet the Jan. 12 end-of-support deadline.
Microsoft plans to issue warnings to those Internet Explorer users who continue to run versions of the browser that have fallen out of support after a Jan. 12 deadline.
The year 2016 will see the end of "extended support" for some Microsoft products.
Browsium today rolled out a new tool for tracking compatibility issues associated with Web applications and browsers.
Microsoft has gone all-in with its Azure Redis Cache service and plans to stop offering a couple of alternative cache services next year.
Microsoft added a few enhancements this month to help organizations better address their Internet Explorer app compatibility woes.
ScaleOut Software today announced an enhancement to its AppFabric replacement technology.