Microsoft providing security patch for Internet Explorer
Due to the recent discovery of a critical security issue in all versions of Internet Explorer, Microsoft has stated they are providing an emergency security patch that will be available today.
In an article poste by Engadget.com, it states that windows users will not have to wait for the monthly Patch Tuesday update to address this security flaw and a security patch will be available today (May 1, 2014). The vulnerability exposed in Internet Explorer could allow remote code execution, so it is marked as a critical security patch. To read more details provided in this article – Click Here
Also, Microsoft has released a statement regarding their position on keeping their systems secure and the importance they place on providing security updates for their users. And, XP users will receive this security patch for IE as a one-time update even though the support deadline has passed. The severity of this issue has allowed them to make an exception, and considering this flaw was found only weeks after the deadline it is a good move from Microsoft.
To read Microsoft’s statement in detail from Adrienne Hall, General Manager – Click Here