We’ve confirmed that cybercriminals are currently targeting a limited number of Internet Explorer customers through trusted websites.
If you’re not running a modern version of Internet Explorer, we recommend upgrading immediately to ensure that you receive the benefit of additional security features that can help prevent successful attacks. We also recommend installing the newly released Fix it (an easy, one-click download to help keep your computer protected), which does not require a reboot. Not sure if you are running a modern version of Internet Explorer? Learn how to check your web browser version.
To find tips on how to stay safer online, visit the Microsoft Safety & Security Center.
Addendum: This Fix it was designed for all versions of Internet Explorer. If you have automatic updating turned on, you already received this update as part of our normal updating process on Security Update Tuesday, October 8.
Learn more about how to get security updates automatically.
My computer has an antivirus active. I was just get your message I still have 181 days of protection but also has a note from you is not protected for viruses. Can you fix this? Thanks.
can't get EXplorer sound working
on my bottom right of screen your icon is red telling me i am out of date and at risk . if i enter the cotroll paneland open the windows security there all is switched on and fine. which is correct?
"If you’re not running a modern version of Internet Explorer, we recommend upgrading immediately to ensure that you receive the benefit of additional security features that can help prevent successful attacks. We also recommend installing the newly released Fix it (an easy, one-click download to help keep your computer protected), which does not require a reboot. Not sure if you are running a modern version of Internet Explorer?..."
Clear as mud.
"We also recommend installing the newly released Fix it..." ?? I am running the latest edition of IE10. It would be nice to know if this "Fix it" applies to all editions of IE, or just the unstated subset.
some weirdo has hijacked my old Hotmail address and changed the password. I have their IP address and know their location. How can the email address be closed down?.
It is an old account and I cannot remember the security questions/answers.
everytime i sign in and try to send a new e-mail, a chinese company has an ad at the top of the e-mail saying they are sorry for temporarily using my e-mail and it gives their website address and so forth. They are a wholesae electronics type company. I have reported this so many times to MSN, but to no avail, why can't you help me with this????
if i download IE 10 i cannot download anything including updates i have tried all the fixes nothing works I have windows 7 premium 64 bit
So what versions of Internet Explorer are you talking about? This page is useless.
If there was/is a Internet Explorer vulnerability, then why isn't the fix included in the monthly Windows Updates? I update on a regular basis using Windows Updates, so do I need to run this patch as well?
Is this Fix It for IE10?
Is this Fix for Internet Explorer 10?
What versions of IE are you talking about? Why can't you answer this question asked three times in the last 18 days?
Since I download the "fix" I have no sound and pictures don't display in emails. I did a system restore and everything is back to normal.
Internet Explorer 10 with automatic updates on windows 7