Friday, September 21, 2012

Microsoft releases fix for Internet Explorer security hole, full patch coming out today (Friday 9/21)

If you use Internet Explorer as your default browser please read this post! Microsoft has issued a simple Fix It tool to fix the zero day security vulnerability in Internet Explorer that has been causing headlines this week.
And, according to a blog post by the Microsoft, a cumulative security update will be distributed via Windows Update addressing the issue today 9/21/12.
This is to become as a relief for Internet Explorer's many users and "no doubt" for Microsoft as well.
The security issue was so severe, that the German government and others urged users to switch browsers until a proper patch was available.
The Microsoft security patch (MS12-063) is scheduled to be released on Friday 21 September, at approximately 10am PDT.
If you have any questions regarding this patch please contact me.