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Microsoft Patches IE Browser for 11 Vulnerabilities

The critical MS13-059 bulletin is a cumulative update for Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser and includes 11 privately reported vulnerabilities. Six of the eleven vulnerabilities were reported to Microsoft by way of the HP ZDI effort. ZDI pays researchers for their security vulnerability research and then responsibly discloses the information to affected vendors. ZDI also operates the annual Pwn2own hacking challenge, which is where VUPEN Security was able to successfully exploit IE.

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Microsoft Hardens IE in August Patch Tuesday Update -

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.