Microsoft has announced that it is further strengthening Internet Explorer with the release of a critical bulletin in this month's Patch Tuesday next week.
Microsoft is to address the vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8 that could potentially lead to zero-day attacks in its May Patch Tuesday next week.
The social media giant was hacked last week and is the most recent US company to be targeted, following the high-profile security breaches of The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
According to a blog by Tom Gara of The Wall Street Journal, Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, claims that China is "the most sophisticated and prolific" hacker of foreign companies.
A stolen laptop belonging to Nasa contained sensitive personal information on employees and contractors, the space agency has confirmed.