Two Microsoft Windows Patches Coming

Microsoft said today it plans to release two security updates for Windows computers next week, at least one of which will carry its "critical" label, which Redmond assigns to flaws that hackers and viruses could use to gain total ownership over vulnerable PCs.

Security Fix doesn't have any further insight as to exactly what those patches will correct, but I'm willing to bet that one of them will fix a very serious, known problem in Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser that several nasty Web sites are starting to exploit to plant software and spyware on visitors' machines. Security Fix - Brian Krebs on Computer and Internet Security - (

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 8th December 2005 11:18PM