Microsoft has released an out-of-cycle security update to protect Internet Explorer users against a vulnerability that was being exploited by malicious hackers.
Experts at SophosLabs have raised their threat level to "High" in response to an as-yet unpatched security vulnerability in Internet Explorer.
The German government is clearly taking the latest critical security problem in Internet Explorer seriously, publicly urging all users to stop browsing the web with the Microsoft product until a patch is available.
The gang behind that recent Java zero day attacks apparently hasn't packed up for the season. A researcher examining one of the servers used to launch attacks on vulnerable Java installations said he found a new zero day exploit for Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser.