Download urgent security update for Internet Explorer

Today Microsoft released an urgent security update for Internet Explorer. Because the flaw may expose computers to remote code execution, the severity rating for this security update is critical.


From the moment we learned of the issue, Microsoft has been working around the clock to respond to this situation and provide a security update that helps protect our customers. 


If you have turned on Automatic Updates, your computer will install the security update automatically.  If you don’t use Automatic Updates, go to  This update might cause your computer to restart.


For more information on how to protect your PC please go to



About the Author
Eve Blakemore

Group Manager, Trustworthy Computing

Eve Blakemore is a Group Manager for Trustworthy Computing who delivers consumer guidance around the latest trends in security and privacy. Eve joined Microsoft in 1998 and has worked in corporate and field roles with Microsoft Learning, US Public Sector, Read more »