That dangerous IE exploit from a couple of weeks ago... finally fixed

Microsoft tries to get updates, patches, and fixes into their software as quickly as possible but sometimes the hackers outpace them. Such is the case with a major exploit in Internet Explorer but it has finally been fixed.

For the last decade, admins have awaited Microsoft Patch Tuesday with dread – or perhaps delight, but that seems highly doubtful. There’s no time to delay when it comes to patching this month, however, as Microsoft finally closed the gaping zero-day hole in IE that is being actively exploited in the wild by cyber crooks, nation-state hackers and pen testers. MS13-080 is a cumulative patch, obviously rated critical, that resolves 10 security issues in Internet Explorer. When it comes to deployment priority, this is number one. – See more at: http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/microsoft-finally-patches-gaping-hole-ie#sthash.17CuhmXN.dpuf

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