On 12/17, in a uncharacteristic move, MS released a security that they deemed critcal enough to release pre-Patch Tuesday. According to sources this “vulnerability” allows remote exection of code upon visiting a web site which was built specifically to capitalize on this. The intruder could gain control of you PC and/or surreptitiously access data on your PC. PANIC!!!!!
Wait…don’t panic. http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-078.mspx , follow this link to the pot o’gold and click the appropriate link for your browser. Also, if your a frequent browser of don’t fret unless you visit sketchy fly-by-night websites. If your browsing reputable sites like, Microsoft.com, Yahoo.com and such you wont be as risk to this flaw but please err on the side of caution and patch your PC today.