Microsoft put out perhaps its best advertisement for its new Edge browser yet: It has issued an emergency patch that affects every version of Internet Explorer, but not Edge.
Browser security is one key to protecting an organization’s network, since the majority of security attacks come from the Internet. But security experts recently uncovered a flaw in a popular browser that could leave users open to a different kind of threat.
There’s a lot of debate about which is the most secure web browser. Conventional wisdom says that Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, the most popular browser, is also the least secure because of the attention that hackers pay to it.
The latest round of critical Java security bugs and new attacks has IT pros asking a familiar question: Is it time to kill the software platform for good?