Attack code that exploits a critical vulnerability in all supported versions of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser has been publicly released.
Microsoft is stepping up its trade-in promotion pace as of late, seemingly to try to stimulate demand for its Windows Phones and Surface tablets.
The latest new promotion, offered via the Microsoft Stores, is an iPhone trade-in. Kicking off today, September 27, the new promotion allow user to bring in their "gently used" iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 for a minimum $200 gift card which can be applied to any products for sale in the Microsoft brick-and-mortar stores. The promotion runs through November 3, 2013.
We’re big fans of Nokia’s ultra-affordable Lumia 520 here at Neowin. For the price – as low as $79 off-contract in the U.S. and £99 in the U.K. – very few other devices come close to what it offers.
Evidently, we’re not the only ones to have been won over by the cheap and cheerful Windows Phone. We reported recently that the 520 now represents over 20 percent of all Windows Phones in use around the world, and Microsoft has since shared another little detail that underlines just how popular the device has become.
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This October, developers from around the globe have an opportunity to showcase their coding skills to an international audience at the HackWEEKDAY hackathon here in Kuala Lumpur.
An elite freelance hacking team in China appears to be behind a recent security breach of Microsoft's Internet Explorer, three U.S. security firms said, offering a new glimpse into the capabilities of Chinese hackers.
The attack has caused particular concern within the security community because it pointed out a hole in one of the most-used pieces of software in the world. Microsoft’s Web browser comes standard on machines running its Windows operating system.