05 Nov 2019

Microsoft Security Setting Ironically Increases Risks for Office for Mac Users

A critical security flaw in Microsoft Office for Mac puts users at risk of remote attacks, researchers with Carnegie Mellon University’s CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) have discovered. The flaw affects various Office for Mac versions, including Office 2016 and Office 2019. Ironically, the issue impacts users who have configured Microsoft

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16 Apr 2019

Kaspersky: 70 percent of attacks now target Office vulnerabilities

New Kaspersky Lab research shows that threat actors are increasingly trying to take advantage of security flaws in Microsoft Office products. In the last quarter of 2018, attackers went after Office flaws in a whopping 70% of attacks detected by Kaspersky. In Q4 of 2016 this number was still only

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20 Mar 2019

Microsoft Office Dominates Most Exploited List

Recorded Future has released the 2018 version of it’s annual top 10 list of most exploited vulnerabilities. The list contains 8 Microsoft Office vulnerabilities that are being exploited as part of phishing campaigns involving malicious Word and Excel documents. The other two flaws in the list are an Adobe Flash

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