Internet Explorer 11 will remain fundamentally unchanged from Windows 8.1, continuing to host the legacy engine exclusively.
One of the researchers took less than a second to exploit Firefox's out-of-bounds memory vulnerability.
The successor to Internet Explorer could be named Microsoft Project Spartan and feature in the upcoming Windows 10 OS.
Pew researchers found that a majority of those surveyed don't know about online shields that could help boost privacy.
The problem is due to an old government policy which required US software makers to use weaker security in encryption programs sold overseas.
Opera browser users could gain access to an hour or a day of free time on Facebook or music on Spotify using the Opera Max.
Flipboard's addition of desktop access comes after Facebook introduced a similar version for its mobile messaging service, Whatsapp, last month.
Vivaldi targets users who conduct a large number of searches, offering features like speed dials, personalised notes and bookmarks with small screenshots.
Vivaldi browser offers an interface for high-volume users who "have problems fitting all their open tabs on one screen."
The new browser, codenamed at this point as Spartan, will be unveiled on January 21 when Microsoft shows off Windows 10 for the first time.
Opera has signed a deal to take over the browser building unit of Microsoft's Nokia mobile phone unit.
To provide the most comprehensive FIFA content and services to football fans, UCWeb has released an exclusive "2014 FIFA World Cup™ version" of UC Browser for Android and UC Browser for Windows Phone.
Alibaba and UCWeb will form the UCWeb Mobile Business Group responsible for internet browsers, search services, and the mobile gaming platform.
The menu in the latest version includes a "Customize" tool that transforms Firefox into a customisation mode where you can add or move any feature, service or add-on.
The vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer versions 6 to 11 could allow a hacker to take complete control of an affected system.
OkCupid visitors who access the website through Firefox are told in a message to use other browsers such as Microsoft's Internet Explorer or Google's Chrome.