Microsoft is warning users about a new Windows zero-day vulnerability that is being actively exploited in the wild and is primarily a risk to users on servers and workstations that open documents with embedded OLE objects.
Microsoft is back in fine form this month with eight upcoming advisories affecting Internet Explorer, the entire Microsoft range of supported operating systems, plus Office, SharePoint Server and a very specific add on module to their development tools called “ASP .NET MVC”.
In today's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft will be releasing a wide variety of patches, and among them will be one for a zero-day vulnerability that has been used in a cyber-espionage campaign targeting NATO, the European Union, Ukrainian and Polish government organizations, and European companies in the telecommunications and energy sectors.
In case you missed it, a big fuss has been raised about the keylogging and other "spying" capabilities of the recently released Technical Preview version of Windows 10.
Windows 8 tablets and touch-enabled hybrid devices, such as the Microsoft Surface Pro series, are just as prone to malware attacks and other threats as your desktop computer.
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