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Microsoft Recommends Workarounds to Mitigate Latest IE Zero-Day; Patch Still to Come

Microsoft issued a security advisory Monday night and recommended several workarounds to mitigate a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer reported over the weekend that is being exploited in the wild. Microsoft said it is still investigating the vulnerability, and may issue an out-of-band security update to patch the problem, or wait until the next Patch Tuesday update Oct. 9.

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