Future web-facing features in the browser must now meet a standard that requires all browser-to-server-and-back traffic be encrypted.
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A Gartner Research survey shows that while companies often use a variety of Office 365 elements, only two – email and the Office apps – provide real value.
Windows users can take these steps to insure their PCs continue to receive security updates in the wake of the Spectre and Meltdown flaws.
The company said Fall Creators Update has been tested enough that companies can deploy it when they're ready.
Microsoft warns that Windows 7 PCs would run slower after installing the updates, as will older PCs running Windows 10.
Windows users are being warned they must have up-to-date antivirus software on their PCs to get updates aimed at fending off attacks that take advantage of the Meltdown and Spectre flaws.
Most major browser makers responded to concerns about the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities by updating their wares to try and fend off any web-based attacks.
2017's final Windows 10 feature upgrade is being pushed out to customers faster than Microsoft released the year's first revision.
It tried to plant an installer for the Chrome browser but was quickly booted from the store. A Chrome engineer complained that Microsoft 'denies Chrome the tools it needs to protect users' to explain the maneuver.
Sites will have to pay an ad coalition to evade a blockade by the world's most popular browser.
Microsoft in 2016 changed the way it rolls out updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, leaving many IT admins and users confused. Here's how to sort out what the company is doing.
The browser developer says uptake of Firefox 57 are ‘super encouraging,’ but any increase in use still appears minimal.
Microsoft's monthly security rollups for Windows 7 have almost doubled in size since the company revised the still-popular operating system's update regimen in 2016.
Analytics firm Net Applications revised its methodology to cull bots from its browser share numbers and found that as much as half of the traffic to Edge on Windows 10 was artificially inflated.
Microsoft's decision to change its long-established practice of letting customers decide which Windows patches to apply continues to plague companies.
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