The security vulnerabilities of Microsoft’s web browser, Internet Explorer, are well known. Much of the viruses and other malware in the internet exist because hackers already know too well how to exploit Internet Explorer’s weaknesses.
Microsoft has not been sitting idly by however, and with the release of the latest version of its web browser, Internet Explorer 8, a lot of vulnerability issues have been resolved. Together with the latest version of IE, Microsoft maintains a schedule of releasing updates or patches to software. Patch Tuesday, as how the internet press calls it, occurs every second Tuesday of the month, and has been Microsoft’s way of pro-actively making users involved in maintaining the software in their computers» Read more