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 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.
Internet Explorer regained some of its mojo and recaptured some of its lost market share in 2012.
The vulnerability affects Internet Explorer versions 6, 7 and 8
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.
Security researchers at Spider.io have uncovered some potentially concerning behavior in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Web browser.
Microsoft is finishing the year with seven new security bulletins--and five are rated 'critical'.
A vulnerability in Microsoft Word ranks among the top security problems that will be addressed December 11 by Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fixes.
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.
Internet Explorer is no longer the dominant Web browser, but Microsoft is attempting to stage a comeback with a strange new IE10 IE sucks ad campaign.