And they won’t wait ’til February 9th, either

Microsoft says they are testing out a patch for IE6..to counter the Chinese hacker mess with Gmail. ¬†Microsoft’s George Stathakopoulos says they won’t know a release date until Wednesday at the earliest. ¬†In an entirely magnanimous gesture, it appears they will have it out prior to the next regularly-scheduled patch date of February 9. (Um, dude- don’t bother; everyone’s switching to Firefox or Chrome.) Bonus- here’s what the whole thing looks like, and good luck to you if you can make sense of it.

The “Aurora” IE Exploit in Action from The Crew of Praetorian Prefect on Vimeo.