Microsoft To Patch Windows 8, Stays Mum On IE Zero-Day Fix

Microsoft will release seven security updates next week

— including one rated critical for Windows 8 and Windows RT — to patch 12 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, SharePoint Server and the company’s website design software.

Missing from Thursday’s advance notification was any news about the Internet Explorer (IE) zero-day vulnerability that hackers have been exploiting since at least Dec. 7….

Web site for the Council on Foreign Relations was compromised and recently hit by a drive-by attack that was detected earlier this week. Hacker are suspected to be from China , who are exploiting a zero day Internet Explorer Vulnerability for  Espionage attack against one of American most elite foreign policy web groups.

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