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 released MS12-063 out-of-band to address IE zero-day flaws, and a crucial update for IE10.
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.
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.
Switching browsers will protect you from the current Internet Explorer zero-day exploits, but it's not a silver bullet security solution.
Microsoft and security vendors offer advice to guard against zero-day exploits targeting Internet Explorer.
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.
By turning DNT on by default, Microsoft is deliberately violating the proposed standard, Apache cofounder says.
The final code shows how Microsoft is implementing the 'Do Not Track' privacy setting for Internet Explorer 10.
Next week's regular security update will address at least 14 vulnerabilities, including four in Internet Explorer and some for enterprise services.