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Security experts stress urgency of patching Windows XML flaw

Microsoft released seven new security bulletins for the first Patch Tuesday of 2013--the most urgent being a patch for a flaw in XML.

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Hackers find another zero-day hole in Internet Explorer

An elite hacker group credited last year with having an inexhaustible supply of zero-day vulnerabilities was responsible for digging up and first using the newest unpatched bug in Internet Explorer (IE), a Symantec manager said.

Microsoft to patch Windows 8, but stays mum on IE zero-day fix

Microsoft will release seven security updates next week -- including one rated critical for Windows 8 and Windows RT -- to patch 12 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, SharePoint Server and the company's website design software.

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Internet Explorer had a very good 2012

Internet Explorer regained some of its mojo and recaptured some of its lost market share in 2012.

Microsoft issues fix for older versions of IE

The vulnerability affects Internet Explorer versions 6, 7 and 8

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Microsoft downplays IE flaw that allows mouse tracking

Microsoft says it is investigating reports of a vulnerability in multiple versions of its Internet Explorer browser that allows others to follow the position of your mouse cursor on screen, even if IE is minimized.

Is Internet Explorer leaking sensitive information?

Security researchers at Spider.io have uncovered some potentially concerning behavior in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Web browser.

Final Patch Tuesday of 2012 includes five 'critical' updates

Microsoft is finishing the year with seven new security bulletins--and five are rated 'critical'.

Word vulnerability tops Microsoft's targets for Patch Tuesday

A vulnerability in Microsoft Word ranks among the top security problems that will be addressed December 11 by Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fixes.

Microsoft plans patches for IE10, Windows 8 next week

Microsoft today announced it will deliver seven security updates next week to patch 11 vulnerabilities, including the first that apply to Internet Explorer 10, the company's newest browser.