On Friday, Microsoft released an emergency patch for Internet Explorer (IE) to stymie active attacks that have been exploiting a bug in the browser, finishing a job it started only Monday. “Let’s call it five days from advisory to patch,” said Andrew Storms, director of security operations at nCircle Security. “I’d like to see anybody pull that off.” Friday’s update, labeled MS12-063, fixes five flaws, including one revealed by a security researcher last weekend that hackers have been using to infect Windows PCs with malware. Read the full story at Computer World.
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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.