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    Microsoft fixits offer temporary protection




    PATCH WATCH


    Microsoft fixits offer temporary protection


    By Susan Bradley

    This month's security updates highlight a worrisome trend: the bad guys are attacking our PCs with new exploits before we've received patches to protect us.
    One way we can apply some early protection for one of these zero-day threats is to apply Microsoft fixits until a formal patch is released.

    The full text of this column is posted at windowssecrets.com/patch-watch/microsoft-fixits-offer-temporary-protection/ (opens in a new window/tab).

    Columnists typically cannot reply to comments here, but do incorporate the best tips into future columns.
    Last edited by Tracey Capen; 2012-07-11 at 15:21.

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