Microsoft scrambles as it patches 26 bugs, warns users of active attacks
written by Greg Keizer
Microsoft on Tuesday patched 26 vulnerabilities, including one in Internet Explorer (IE) that’s already being exploited. The company also warned customers of a new zero-day attack and quashed yet another instance of a bug that the Duqu intelligence-gathering Trojan leveraged.
The software maker also ditched one security update at the last minute and substituted another in its place, probably because the second was more serious. (Read more)