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Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Internet Explorer 9 utterly dominates malware-blocking stats   —  Internet Explorer 9's dual-pronged approach to blocking access to malicious URLs—SmartScreen Filter to block bad URLs, and Application Reputation to detect untrustworthy executables—provides the best socially engineered malware blocking …
Jul 16, 2011, 5:55 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Dox everywhere: LulzSec under attack from hackers, law enforcement   —  Hacking group Lulz Security has found itself coming under attack from all angles, drawing unwanted attention from both law enforcement and other hackers groups.  Though the group's antics have won it many fans …
Jun 23, 2011, 11:00 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Windows Phone update schedule: one major version a year   —  Previously expected, but never before confirmed, Microsoft's plans for Windows Phone updates have been spelled out explicitly in a job posting, of all things.  First noticed by MobileTechWorld, the job spec outlines the update policy …
Jun 15, 2011, 7:55 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Feature: Why Microsoft has made developers horrified about coding for Windows 8   —  When Microsoft gave the first public demonstration of Windows 8 a week ago, the reaction from most circles was positive.  The new Windows 8 user interface looks clean, attractive, and thoughtful …
Jun 13, 2011, 1:55 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
A way to take out spammers? 3 banks process 95% of spam transactions   —  If you want to stop spam then going after the banks and payment processors that enable their lucrative trade may be your best bet, according to research performed by a team from the University of California-San Diego …
Jun 1, 2011, 9:55 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Microsoft tries luring iOS devs as Windows Phone 7 dev interest falters   —  In an effort to drum up support for its smartphone platform among existing smartphone developers, Microsoft has released a raft of information to help iOS developers find their feet on Windows Phone 7.
May 5, 2011, 9:20 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Web browser market share: Modern browser edition   —  March was a big month for Web browsers, with major new versions of both Internet Explorer and Firefox.  Both browsers have been suffering in the browser wars; Internet Explorer has steadily declined from its near-total monopolization of the browser market …
Apr 2, 2011, 9:40 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Massive SQL injection attack making the rounds—694K URLs so far   —  Hundreds of thousands of URLs have been compromised—at the time of writing, 694,000—in an enormous and indiscriminate SQL injection attack.  The attack has modified text stored in databases, with the result that pages served …
Mar 31, 2011, 10:25 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Feature: The most modern browser there is: Internet Explorer 9 reviewed   —  When Microsoft first introduced Internet Explorer 9 at PDC in November 2009, it didn't show much.  A few benchmarks, some talk about the technologies that the browser would use, and a little information about the direction that development would take.
Mar 15, 2011, 12:25 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
pwn2own day one: Safari, IE8 fall, Chrome unchallenged   —  Fully patched versions of Safari and Internet Explorer 8 were both successfully hacked today at pwn2own, the annual hacking competition held as part of the CanSecWest security conference.  If a researcher can pwn the browser—that is …
Mar 10, 2011, 12:30 AMIn context

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