The first Patch Tuesday of 2013 started with a relatively normal rhythm.
Microsoft has announced on Friday that this month's Patch Tuesday will include seven advisories, but unfortunately there will be no patch for the recently detected IE zero-day used in targeted watering hole attacks.
News that an Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability was being and has been for quite some time been used in a new "watering hole" attack has livened the otherwise uneventful last week of 2012.
Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for December 2012 contains seven bulletins; five critical and two important.
As more and more browser developers add the support for the Do Not Track header to their products, and since Microsoft's decision of making IE10 have the Do Not Track on by default, the discussion about whether websites should or should not accept this particular user request has reached a new level.
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