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  • Blog Post: Download fix for Internet Explorer vulnerability

    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...
  • Blog Post: Download fix for Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability

    For years, hackers have targeted computer users by infecting websites. And based on recent reports, we have confirmed that cyber criminals are up to the same, no good behavior—this time targeting Internet Explorer 8. If you use Internet Explorer 6, 7, 9 or 10, this issue will not affect you. ...
  • Blog Post: Download security update for Internet Explorer

    Today Microsoft released a security update for Internet Explorer. To help protect your computer, visit Windows Update to download and install the update and ensure that you have automatic updating turned on. Note: This update replaces the Fix it that we posted earlier this week. If you install this...
  • Blog Post: “Fix it” available for Internet Explorer

    Today we released a downloadable tool called a “Fix it” for Internet Explorer that we mentioned in this blog yesterday . On September 21, we will release a cumulative update for Internet Explorer through Windows Update . We recommend that you install this update immediately. If you have...
  • Blog Post: Recent Internet Explorer advisory

    Microsoft released Security Advisory 2757760 yesterday about an issue in Internet Explorer. The Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) is actively monitoring the situation and so far the issue has impacted only an extremely limited number of people. For more information, see Microsoft Releases...
  • Blog Post: How to uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials

    We've received some email from blog readers who want to uninstall Microsoft's no-cost antivirus and antispyware software ( Microsoft Security Essentials ). If you've had trouble removing the program, see How to manually uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials if you cannot uninstall it by using...
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