Microsoft's MVP, Sandi Hardmeier wrote a wonderful article about IE7 in Windows Help and How-to. Please read: Internet Explorer 7 offers improved security and productivity.
Sandi also has her own web site: IE-Vista.
Microsoft released a whitepaper in which it shows you how to achieve the right balance for managing security settings, given the varying needs of home, professional, and business users.
You can download it at the Microsoft Download Center.
On May 8th, Microsoft released 7 critical updates:
- Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (934233)
- Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (934232)
- Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (934873)
- Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Could Allow Remote Code Execution (931832)
- Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (931768)
- Vulnerability in CAPICOM Could Allow Remote Code Execution (931906)
- Vulnerability in RPC on Windows DNS Server Could Allow Remote Code Execution (935966)
A more technical version of the Security Bulletin can be found at TechNet and an end-user version is available at Microsoft's Security At Home site.
You can obtain the security updates offered this month on Windows Update, from Download Center on Security and Critical Releases ISO CD Image files. For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 913086.
See also: MSRC May 2007 Monthly Bulletin Release.
Sorry for being a bit late this month. But you know the drill... move your mouse to Microsoft Update.