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browser updates

Modifying the executable code of the Web browser or the browser's plug-ins. The Web browser is the most vulnerable application when it comes to security, because Web pages contain programming code (see JavaScript). Any Web page that is merely viewed may damage the user's computer if the page contains malicious code, and the browser and operating system retain the vulnerabilities being exploited. This is why Web browsers and operating systems employ automatic updating to apply patches on a regular basis. See live update and browser plug-in.
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With the active development and maintenance of Dynamsoft's SDK, developers don't need to worry about browser updates and can instead focus on improving the robustness of their document solutions.
But the tech world took note this week when Microsoft marketing chief Chris Capossela told a tech conference in Atlanta that the company is in the process of choosing a new name that won't include the word ''Explorer'' -- underscoring the difference from previous browser updates that were simply assigned numbers, such as Internet Explorer 11.
Mozilla's silent update service sidesteps Windows User Account Control, or UAC, to push updates in the background so that users receive browser updates without interrupting their work.
If a business does not utilise the latest web browser updates, the negative impact can be high.
There is also a risk that browser updates pushed out from the browser vendor may cause unpredictable Web application behavior since the platform on which the application depends is being changed.
Given the market's rapid rate of device and platform upgrades, Kony future proofs applications against OS and browser updates, providing SLAs that guarantee timely support of the newest operating systems and devices.
Browser updates will therefore never interfere with Confidesk's services.
But it has really come to mean in-place browser updates.
End users can view, edit, save, add, delete and submit pure XML data in current browsers -- no plug-ins, no browser updates needed.
Like no other, Kony future proofs applications against OS and browser updates, providing SLAs guaranteeing timely support of the newest operating systems and devices.