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Microsoft hustles, patches IE to ward off increasing attacks

Microsoft Friday released an emergency patch for Internet Explorer to stymie active attacks that have been exploiting a bug in the browser, finishing a job it started only Monday.

Microsoft pushes out critical security updates for Internet Explorer

Microsoft released MS12-063 out-of-band to address IE zero-day flaws, and a crucial update for IE10.

Microsoft offers one-click workaround for IE vulnerability, permanent fix coming Friday

Microsoft has issued a one-click security workaround for Internet Explorer as a stopgap measure until the company releases a full security update for its Web browser on Friday.

IE exploit distributes PlugX malware, researchers say

Researchers from security vendor AlienVault have identified a variant of a recently discovered Internet Explorer exploit that is used to infect targeted computers with the PlugX remote access Trojan program.

Will you be more secure if you abandon Internet Explorer?

Switching browsers will protect you from the current Internet Explorer zero-day exploits, but it's not a silver bullet security solution.

What you need to know about the Internet Explorer zero-day attacks

Microsoft and security vendors offer advice to guard against zero-day exploits targeting Internet Explorer.

Microsoft confirms patch for Flash in IE10 coming soon

Despite previously saying Windows 8 would not be updated until the end of October, Microsoft is working on a patch for critical flaws in the Flash Player in IE10.

Apache Web servers will ignore IE10's 'Do Not Track' settings

By turning DNT on by default, Microsoft is deliberately violating the proposed standard, Apache cofounder says.

Windows 8 RTM Reveals 'Do Not Track'

The final code shows how Microsoft is implementing the 'Do Not Track' privacy setting for Internet Explorer 10.

Microsoft to Patch 'Hacker's Playground'

Next week's regular security update will address at least 14 vulnerabilities, including four in Internet Explorer and some for enterprise services.