mansoft was one of several to send us a followup to last week's story about the massive MSIE/Outlook security hole. He points us to this Wired news article: "Your computer may not be protected against a recently discovered and dangerous security hole -- despite all claims to the contrary from Microsoft." Ack! If you tried the patch and got the message, "This update does not need to be installed on this system," you may need to upgrade your IE and re-patch. I'm amazed at how poorly this has been handled. I'll be even more amazed if there is no fallout. If Melissa or ILOVEYOU had been able to install backdoors as they spread, that would have really, really sucked. Update: 04/03 04:24 PM GMT by J : According to this Wired story, Microsoft was given six weeks of silence to prepare and issue the patch.