Microsoft has confirmed that the upcoming Chromium-based Edge browser will also be able to run Chrome extensions. While this will greatly expand the functionality of the browser, it will also open it up to the increasing amount of malicious Chrome extensions that are seen on a daily basis.
Microsoft has officially confirmed that they are going to be gutting Edge and converting it into a Chromium based browser. While the engine will change, Microsoft has stated that they will continue utilizing the Microsoft Edge name and will now bring the browser to all supported Windows platforms.
According to reports, Microsoft is abandoning development of Microsoft Edge and instead focusing on a new Chromium-based browser under the codename Anaheim.
In April, Microsoft announced their support for the WebAuthn standard that would bring password-less online authentication to Microsoft Edge. Today Microsoft has enabled this feature & Windows 10 users can now use Edge to perform password-less logins to their Microsoft account with a FIDO2 compatible security key.
Details are about to emerge about a zero-day remote code execution vulnerability in the Microsoft Edge web browser, as two researchers plan to reveal a proof-of-concept and publish a general write up. Microsoft has not been told the details of this vulnerability.
In a coordinated announcement, Microsoft, Google, Apple, and Mozilla have stated that they will be retiring the TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 secure communication protocols beginning in 2020.
The flurry of security bugs Microsoft addressed with its latest rollout of updates includes a remote code execution vulnerability in Edge web browser. The glitch relies on abusing URI schemes and scripts in Windows that can run with user-defined parameters.
There's a new extension in the marketplace that brings dark mode to websites like BleepingComputer, Facebook, Google, Quora and others. Called Night Eye, the extension basically tweaks the contrast within the websites to dark grey.
Microsoft has started to test a new feature in Windows 10 Insider builds that displays a message promoting Microsoft edge when a user attempts to install a competing browser such as Firefox, Chrome, Vivaldi, or Opera.
An unpatched vulnerability in the Safari web browser allows an attacker to control the content displayed in the address bar, a security researcher discovered. The method enables well-crafted phishing attacks that are difficult to spot by the average consumer.
If you are having trouble keep tracking of site's that are considered reputable news sources verses ones that are not, a new browser extension from NewsGuard may be of help.
Microsoft Edge Beta for iOS is getting a big update with a bunch of new features. These changes include the new breaking news alerts, the ability to reorganize the favorites folder, and much more.
Microsoft has fixed a vulnerability in the Edge browser that could be abused against older versions to steal local files from a user's computer.
Microsoft had first introduced the Your Phone app at its Build developer conference in May this year as a way to integrate a user's mobile devices with their Windows 10 PCs. The Your Phone app, which will be used to synchronize data between a mobile device and Windows 10, is now gradually rolling out to the Insiders in the Fast Ring.
There are plenty of browsers available on Android, but Microsoft Edge was surprisingly announced for Google's mobile platform back in October. Edge for Android incorporates features like Continue on PC, Favorites, Reading List and Reading View. Edge for Android is also very snappy, which is due to its use of Chrome's Blink engine.
Microsoft has just released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17713 (Redstone 5) to the Insiders in the Fast Ring. The preview build introduces new features for Microsoft Edge, improves Notepad, and more. As compared to the previous builds, this new build doesn't come with a large number of improvements.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17711 (Redstone 5) to insiders in the fast and skip ahead rings. This build adds new features to Microsoft Edge, a new HD Color settings screen, Fluent design changes, and an autocomplete function to the Registry Editor address bar.
Microsoft just released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17704 (Redstone 5) to Windows Insiders in the Fast and Skip Ahead Rings. Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17704 comes with a huge amount of improvements and new features that include ones for Microsoft Edge, new Skype experience, improved Diagnostic Data Viewer, and more.
A weird Edge bug that was fixed earlier this month, allows a malicious website to retrieve content from other sites by playing audio files in a malformed manner that produces unintended consequences.