April 2013 advance notice is out and it forecasts an interesting patching session for Microsoft administrators.
The Pwn2Own competition is underway at the CanSecWest conference in Vancouver, and during the first day of competition Java, IE 10, Firefox and Chrome were successfully "pwned" by various competitors, bringing them tens of thousands of dollars in prizes.
The second Patch Tuesday of 2013 has a much higher volume than usual.
Watering hole attacks continue unabated and, according to Avast's Director of Threat Intelligence Jindrich Kubec, the finger could be safely pointed to China once again.
Microsoft has released an out-of-band patch for the Internet Explorer 0-day recently discovered to have been misused in a series of targeted watering hole attacks linked to the Elderwood gang.
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