The website of popular Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet has been compromised to redirect visitors to a website sporting bogus infection warnings in order to trick them into buying a fake AV solution.
When compared with the numbers from the previous year, 2013 has seen an increase in reported security vulnerabilities and, what's more, the number of critical vulnerabilities has also risen - although it's considerably smaller than in 2009.
Regular software patching is often touted as one of the best things you can do to keep your computer safe against malware infection.
Last month, Microsoft published two separate notices of 0-day vulnerabilities that were being used in the wild to attack Microsoft products.
This Patch Tuesday features a solid 11 advisories affecting 6 different product types.
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