Microsoft issues only one fix in monthly security update

Friday, 12 November 2004, 12:23 AM EST

In sharp contrast to last month's barrage of critical patches, Microsoft offered up just one "important" fix for users to implement in its scheduled round of security updates for November.

But a new exploit that takes advantage of an as-yet-unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser could force the company to release an out-of-cycle patch before its next round of monthly updates, analysts say. The IE browser has been battered by security gaps.

By Jaikumar Vijayan at PC World.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Biggest ever cyber security exercise in Europe is underway

Posted on 30 October 2014.  |  More than 200 organisations and 400 cyber-security professionals from 29 European countries are testing their readiness to counter cyber-attacks in a day-long simulation, organised by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Thu, Oct 30th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //