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Microsoft Edge Chromium-Based Browser Now Available for Testing

Microsoft on Monday announced that early versions of its new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser for Windows 10 are now available for testing as part of the Microsoft Edge Insider testing program.

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The Future of Microsoft Edge

Microsoft's move to build Edge on Chromium raises a big question: With Firefox and Chrome dominating the browser market, why does it still matter what Microsoft does?

Google Issues Update for Zero-Day Flaw, But 32-Bit Windows 7 Systems Still Subject to Attack

Google on Thursday described two "zero-day" vulnerabilities affecting both the Google Chrome browser and Windows 7 systems that are being actively used in targeted attacks.

W3C Affirms WebAuthn Standard for Authentications Without Passwords

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced on Monday that the Web Authentication (WebAuthn) specification is now considered to be an official W3C standard, which likely will accelerate passwordless authentications for Web transactions.

New Office App Coming to Windows 10 Users

Microsoft is delivering a new Office app for Windows 10 consumer and business users over the new few weeks, according to a Wednesday announcement.

Security Researchers Highlight Exchange and IE Zero-Day in February Microsoft Patches

Microsoft's February "update Tuesday" release was notable for delivering major security updates and architectural changes to all supported Exchange Server products, along with a "zero-day" IE patch.

Microsoft Argues Against Using IE for Everything

Microsoft on Wednesday made the case that organizations shouldn't use Internet Explorer as their default browser for every activity.

Internet Domain Holders Need To Test Their Sites for 'DNS Flag Day'

The event for organizations and IT pros known as "Domain Name System Flag Day" will kick off on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

Information Disclosure Flaws Found in Cisco Small Business Routers

Cisco acknowledged vulnerabilities in two of its small business router products last week that could lead to information disclosures.

IE 10 Has One Year of Support Remaining on Windows Server 2012

Internet Explorer 10 will fall out of support next year for users of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard, Microsoft noted in a Monday announcement.

Microsoft Edge Browser To Get New Rendering Engine but EdgeHTML Continues

Microsoft isn't exactly killing off its EdgeHTML rendering engine, even after declaring plans to use Chromium open source technologies in its Edge browser.

Microsoft Edge Browser Shifting to Open Source Chromium Platform

Microsoft plans to align its Microsoft Edge browser production efforts with the open source Chromium Web platform for the desktop version of the browser, the company announced on Thursday.

Microsoft Ups Its Rural Broadband Goals

A Tuesday broadcast by Microsoft President Brad Smith served as a reminder that Microsoft is still proceeding with its efforts to expand broadband Internet access in rural and underserved areas of the United States.

Microsoft Revises October Deadline on Using TLS 1.0 and 1.1 in Office 365

Microsoft recently clarified its previously declared position that it had planned to drop support for Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 protocols used with Office 365 services by the end of this month.

Browser Makers To Drop Support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 in 2020

Apple, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla are all moving to disable the use of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols versions 1.0 and 1.1 in their browsers, giving notice that they'll be dropping support within the first half of 2020.

Microsoft Edge and IE Browsers Dropping Symantec Security Certificate Support

Microsoft announced on Thursday that its Edge and Internet Explorer browsers will stop trusting certain SSL/TLS certificates that were issued by former certificate authority company Symantec.

Microsoft and Other Tech Companies Join Cybersecurity Tech Accord

The Cybersecurity Tech Accord was announced today, with 34 tech companies joining.

Microsoft Edge Apps for Android and iOS Devices Get Released

Microsoft Edge apps for Android and iOS devices are now out of preview, Microsoft announced today.

Hackers Actively Exploiting Latest Adobe Flash Hole

On Monday Adobe alerted the public that attackers are taking advantage of a remote code execution security vulnerability in its Flash platform in Web browsers.

Microsoft Previewing Edge Browser Apps for iPhone and Android Smartphones

The Microsoft Edge browser is coming in preview form to iOS- and Android-based devices, according to a Microsoft announcement today.

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