Patch Tuesday be damned. No one was going to wait until mid-January for a patch to the recent IE problem, especially Microsoft. The company scrambled in record time to create an emergency patch for the serious security flaw in Internet Explorer and it’s out now. With security experts telling users to switch browsers until a patch is available, the severity of the flaw is obvious. And it’s no surprise that Redmond took a ‘spare no expense and get it done now’ approach to its troubles before people had a chance to think about switching browsers. The patch is here.