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Microsoft releases patch to plug IE vulnerability

As expected, Microsoft Wednesday released an out-of-cycle security bulletin and patch designed to fix a critical hole in the Internet Explorer Web browser that is already being widely exploited by attackers. The company also announced a change to Wi...

New Download.Ject worm variant appears

Users who have not yet installed the three out-of-cycle patches contained in Microsoft's July 30 security bulletin MS04-25 now have another reason to do so immediately.

Microsoft releases patch for three critical holes in IE

Microsoft on Friday released an out-of-cycle patch to fix three critical and previously disclosed holes in Internet Explorer. The company also released an updated version of a software tool for cleaning out the prolific Mydoom virus and its variants...

Microsoft urges patch application to fight IIS threat

Microsoft is telling systems administrators to make sure they have installed a previously announced patch to guard against security problems currently affecting Web sites using the company's Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0 server.

Sasser outbreak shows need for quick patch response

The Sasser worm outbreak, which disrupted operations at some businesses but left most virtually untouched, highlighted the difference a good vulnerability management strategy can make to a company's defenses, users and analysts said.

Microsoft patch process called into question

Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Update patch management program has a critical shortcoming that in some cases could fool users into thinking their systems are properly patched against some vulnerabilities when in fact they aren't.

New variant of Klez worm detected

A new variant of a worm that takes advantage of vulnerabilities in unpatched Microsoft Internet Explorer and Outlook Express software is spreading in the wild, antivirus vendors warned.

Microsoft investigating alleged flaw in IE browser

Microsoft Corp. said it's investigating an alleged flaw in recent versions of its Internet Explorer (IE) browser software that could allow attackers to spoof legitimate Web sites, steal content from browser cookies and gain access to certain types of...

Microsoft urges Passport users to install IE patch

Microsoft has sent out e-mail notifications to nearly 200 million Passport users during the past month urging them to install a patch released nearly two months ago to fix a problem with its Internet Explorer browser.

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