April 2015 security updates for Internet Explorer

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-032 (3038314)This critical security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. For more information, please see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-032. Security Update for Flash Player (3049508) This security update for Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10 and 11 on supported editions of Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 and Windows…

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Certificate Reputation for website owners

Last year, we introduced a new mechanism that Microsoft is building to better protect you against fraudulent certificates on the Web. In this blog post, we are going to explain how we will enable the broader community of site owners to participate in detecting fraudulent certificates and protecting your sensitive personal information on the Internet….

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HTTP Strict Transport Security comes to Internet Explorer

As part of our ongoing commitment to help build an interoperable, secure web that “just works,” we’re excited to announce support for HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) in Internet Explorer. This change can be previewed using Internet Explorer in the Windows 10 Technical Preview, and will come to Project Spartan in a later update. The…

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February 2015 security updates for Internet Explorer

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-009 This critical security update resolves one publicly reported and 40 privately reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. For more information, please see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-009. Security Update for Flash Player (3021953) This security update for Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10 and 11 on supported editions of Windows 8, Windows…

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December 2014 Internet Explorer security updates & disabling SSL 3.0 fallback

Disabling SSL 3.0 fallbackWe previously published Security Advisory 3009008 advising that Microsoft will disable SSL 3.0 by default in Internet Explorer and across all Microsoft online services over the coming months. To continue to help protect customers, we are taking the interim step to provide the option to disable SSL 3.0 fallback in Internet Explorer…

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November 2014 updates for Internet Explorer

In addition to improvements to the Enterprise Mode Site List announced today, the November update also includes the following security related updates. Updates to out-of-date ActiveX control blocking As we shared back in October, and as part of our ongoing commitment to delivering a more secure browser, we have two updates to the out-of-date ActiveX control…

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Making it easier for Enterprises to stay up-to-date

As we shared in May, a top priority for Microsoft is helping customers upgrade and stay up to-date with the latest version of Internet Explorer. Today at TechEd Europe, we are making two announcements to help customers upgrade and stay up-to-date: Starting in November, we are expanding the functionality of the Enterprise Mode Site List…

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Announcing the Enterprise Site Discovery Toolkit for Internet Explorer 11

Today, we’re announcing a new capability in Internet Explorer 11 that allows IT Pros to discover which of their Enterprise line of business applications are truly critical and used by their users. Together with Enterprise Mode IE, this toolkit helps simplify Enterprise upgrades. Download the Enterprise Site Discovery Toolkit for IE11 today and learn more…

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October 2014 updates and a preview of changes to out-of-date ActiveX control blocking

This post describes the October updates for Internet Explorer that we are releasing today and provides a preview of updates to out-of-date ActiveX control blocking coming in November 2014. October Updates Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-056 – This critical security update resolves one publicly disclosed vulnerability and fourteen privately reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer.  For more…

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Making your WebGL code more flexible

The August update for Internet Explorer 11 includes new capabilities to help web developers detect when their WebGL application might encounter performance problems due to underlying hardware, including support for the failIfMajorPerformanceCaveat flag and WEBGL_debug_renderer_info extension. These can be added to other best practices to make your WebGL code more adaptable to the hardware that…

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