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Microsoft's October Patch Tues Plugs Critical IE Holes

Microsoft released its monthly Patch Tuesday security update, including fixes for a pair of critical zero-day flaws in the Internet Explorer Web browser. IE, however, isn't the only critical area that Microsoft users need to be concerned about this month.

"There will be one thought on IT teams' minds today: 'Where did this second IE zero-day come from and why haven't we heard about it?'" Tyler Reguly, technical manager of security research and development at Tripwire said. "The revelation of this extra little 'gift' in today's bulletin makes installing the IE patch as soon as possible even more critical than usual."

Read the full story at eWeek:
Microsoft Patches Two Internet Explorer Zero-Day Flaws

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