Added IE9 Features and What They Mean for Users?

Posted by cyber-geek | Posted in Computer Maintenance | Posted on 18-03-2011


IE9 got released on 14 Mar’ 2011 at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. Microsoft announces that IE9 as not only fastest, most standards-compliant version of IE yet, but also as one that can stand up and compete on features and looks with Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, and the Opera browser. Few interesting features of IE9 stands as follows:

Latest Versions of Chrome and Firefox Released

Posted by cyber-geek | Posted in Be Informed on Cyber Security | Posted on 02-03-2011


Google had released latest version for Chrome (9.0.597.107) fixing around 19 bugs on Monday. And within no time Mozilla has also come up with latest version of Firefox (3.6.14).

Interestingly, these were released just before the Pwn2Own hacking contest (to be starting on March 9th). Even in 2010, Google released version, days before the contest. Apple also had released updates for Safari in 2010 in… Continue reading

Vulnerabilities Found in Google Chrome

Posted by cyber-geek | Posted in Be Informed on Cyber Security | Posted on 31-01-2011


Secunia has recently released an security advisory on Google Chrome asking users to update to the latest version (8.0.552.237) of the browser. According to the advisory, multiple vulnerabilities have been found on the browser that can be exploited by malicious people to manipulate certain data and potentially compromise a user’s system.

The vulnerabilities are as follows:
1) An unspecified error exists within the extensions notification handling.

2)… Continue reading