Recently released Microsoft toolkit can be used to plug "critical" security hole in Adobe Systems' all-but-ubiquitous Reader and Acrobat software.
Computers infected with malware after visiting a "strategically important Web site," security firm FireEye warns.
Nearly $4 million in prize money between Pwnium and Pwn2Own drives more attention than ever to the two hacking contests, as Google crosses the $3 million security award mark.
With no fix available yet, Microsoft has a few words of wisdom for users who don't want to be bit by the newly-discovered bug.
Researchers say a previously unknown hole in IE has already been used to deliver a trojan in real-world attacks.