Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) IE is identified with a threat to customer privacy

  on Dec 14,2012 Posted in Business News ,Finance
 
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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is faced with the challenge to rectify a potentially harmful drawback for customer privacy in internet Explorer upgraded versions because, this feature allows hackers to trace mouse moments on device screen through acquiring an ad posting spot on most visited sites such YouTube, Twitter and other similar webs. However, via this weakness attackers can also witness cursor moments when IE window is closed actually.

Additionally, this weakness was spotted by a specialist internet security firm Spider. io but, MSFT security center despite acknowledging the weakness is reluctant to take any visible action in order to remedy it. On the other hand, Spider notified the company with the threat approximately two months ago.

Furthermore, Microsoft Corp. is explaining spotting of a weakness triggered by increasing rivalry in analyst firms. At the same time, Spider.io is suggesting Microsoft Corp. to do something about the emanate threat of data and identity theft which software giant’s customers are facing.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) total value after the recent close was $228.17 billion and the enterprise value according to yahoo data was $175.57 billion. The previous 12 month price to sales ratio was 3.15. The company showed 21.71% as a profit margin in the last twelve months and an operating margin at 27.46%. Return on equity was 24.50% for the last twelve months. Return on assets was 13.70%.

Taking a look at some competitors, total value of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) in the stock market was $498.28 billion and the takeover value of the company was $469.15 billion. The last twelve month price to sales ratio for the company was 3.18. It had a 26.67% as profit margin in the last twelve months and an operating margin at 35.30%. Return on assets was 28.54%.

The total value of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) after the latest trading session was $230.90 billion and their enterprise value was $194.18 billion. The prior 52 week price to sales ratio was 4.86. The company recorded a profit margin of 22.20% for the prior 12 months and had an operating margin of 27.00%. Return on equity for this stock was 17.18% while return on assets appeared at 13.29%.

Oracle Corporation(NASDAQ:ORCL) market capitalization after the most recent trading session was $152.33 billion and the enterprise value was $137.08 billion. Price to sales ratio for the prior 52 weeks was 4.13.

 



 

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