Microsoft has updated their advisory for the recently-revealed zero day vulnerability in Internet Explorer to clarify workarounds. Advisory for IE vulnerability now clarifies role of Enhanced Protected Mode and VGX.DLL. (Source: ZDNet) http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-clarifies-workarounds-for-ie-zero-day-7000028916/
BREAKING NEWS: MICROSOFT ISSUING FIX FOR IE ZERO DAY TODAY...
According to ZDNet, An emergency out -of-band update will be released at 1PM Thursday for the bug in IE being exploited in the wild, Windows XP will be patched in spite of being past its service life. I'm not sure how this will effect users that must use IE, but plan on your IT department at your organization issuing some form of guidance in reguards to your assigned workstation at your office. Home users will need to immediately download the security patch immediately when available.
UK AND US GOVERNMENTS WARN: DON'T USE INTERNET EXPLORER...
‘Don’t use Internet Explorer’ — that’s the warning being given by the U.S. and UK governments this week after a severe security flaw affecting the browser was reported.(Source: OMG! Chrome!) http://www.omgchrome.com/uk-us-governments-warn-dont-use-internet-explorer/