Category Archives: browser

Internet Explorer 11: Enable ActiveX controls

[German]This blog post shows, how to define compatibility lists for ActiveX components in Internet Explorer 11. This is mandatory to allow ActiveX component execution within the browser. This topic has been raised a few days ago during fixing the broken … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer 11 crashes after installing updates?

[German]In connection with the latest Windows updates there is (possibly) a problem with Internet Explorer 11 that can cause crashes. In my opinion, this problem occurs in all versions of Windows and it’s available since September 2017 patchday.

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Ups, Microsoft’s presentation needs help from Google Chrome

[German]Embarrassing or funny incident during a presentation at Microsoft’s Ignite conference: Because the Edge browser crashed, a Microsoft employee had to quickly install the Google Chrome browser during a presentation at Ignite in order to complete his demo.

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Chrome version 62.0.3202.75

On October 26, 2017 Chrome developers released the security update Chrome 62.0.3202.75 for Windows, Mac and Linux. It closes a critical vulnerability CVE-2017-15396 in the V8 video component (stack overflow). If Google Chrome is installed, the update shall be installed … Continue reading

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Firefox 56.0.2 released

Mozilla’s developers has released Firefox version 56.0.2 on October 26, 2017 in Release Channel. The changelog lists only minor bug fixes. The Firefox installer may be downloaded from this Firefox page. (via)

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Firefox 56.0.1 released

Mozilla developers have released Firefox 56.0.1. This browser update is available for Windows, Linux and macOS. There are new functions and a change.

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Tor Browser 7.0.6 released

[German]The Tor project has released Tor browser 7.0.6 for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X on September 26, 2017. An Update is recommended.

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Firefox 56 released – IndexDB bug fixed, new screenshot tool

[German]Mozilla developers has released Firefox browser version 56 for Windows, Linux and macOS. Beside a screenshot tool there are many improvements and also fixes under the hood.

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Internet Explorer Bug reveals user’s browsing habbits

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer contains a bug, that’s revealing the user’s browsing habbits to attackers.

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Google Chrome 61.0.3163.100 fixes vulnerabilities

Google will release Chrome 61.0.3163.100 during automatic update, to fix several vulnerabilities found in this browser.

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