Patch for zero-day IE bug expected tomorrow, 1PM EST

Microsoft is planning to release a patch for the zero-day Internet Explorer bug on Wednesday to address the critical DHTML Data Bindings security vulnerability that is being actively exploited, according to Informationweek.

The company warned on Saturday that 1 in 500 IE users worldwide may have been exposed to malware hosted at both legitimate Web sites and porn sites that exploit an unpatched vulnerability.

In the meantime, Microsoft posted an updated list of workarounds for avoiding exposure.

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