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Weekend tech reading: Meet the hackers of Pwn2Own

Weekend tech reading: Meet the hackers of Pwn2Own

At a Google-run competition in ­Vancouver last month, the search giant’s famously secure Chrome Web browser fell to hackers twice. Both of the new methods used a rigged ­website to bypass Chrome’s security protections and completely hijack a target computer. But while those two hacks...

Internet Explorer IQ story was a hoax

Internet Explorer IQ story was a hoax

Late last week several news outlets ran a story claiming that Internet Explorer users had a lower IQ than other browser users. The study was supposedly carried out online by Canadian AptiQuant Psychometirc Consulting Co. and the “results” indicated that…
Microsoft releases IE10 Platform Preview 2

Microsoft releases IE10 Platform Preview 2

Microsoft has released the second platform preview of Internet Explorer 10. You can download it now directly from the Microsoft Download Center: Windows Internet Explorer Platform Preview. Until Windows 8 is released, Windows 7 32-bit or Windows 7 64-bit is…
Wordpress says goodbye to IE6

Wordpress says goodbye to IE6

WordPress has discontinued support for Internet Explorer 6 in its latest update. The company has explained that it has had to use increasingly complex code trickery to make the Dashboard work in IE6, and has finally decided that enough is enough.