It's 2019, and just opening an innocent looking office document file on your system can still allow hackers to compromise your computer.
No, I'm not talking about yet another vulnerability in Microsoft Office, but in two other most popular alternatives—LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice—free, open source office software used by millions of Windows, MacOS and Linux users.
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Security researchers have discovered two separate malware campaigns, one of which is distributing the Ursnif data-stealing trojan and the GandCrab ransomware in the wild, whereas the second one is only infecting victims with Ursnif malware.
Though both malware campaigns appear to be a work of two separate cybercriminal groups, we find many similarities in them. Both attacks start from
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Cybersecurity researchers have revealed an unpatched logical flaw in Microsoft Office 2016 and older versions that could allow an attacker to embed malicious code inside a document file, tricking users into running malware onto their computers.
Discovered by researchers at Cymulate, the bug abuses the 'Online Video' option in Word documents, a feature that allows users to embedded an online
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“Disable macros and always be extra careful when you manually enable it while opening Microsoft Office Word documents.”
You might have heard of above-mentioned security warning multiple times on the Internet as hackers usually leverage this decade old macros-based hacking technique to hack computers through specially crafted Microsoft Office files, particularly Word, attached to spam emails.
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It’s 2017, and opening a simple MS Word file could compromise your system.
Security researchers are warning of a new in-the-wild attack that silently installs malware on fully-patched computers by exploiting a serious — and yet unpatched — zero-day vulnerability in all current versions of Microsoft Office.
The Microsoft Office zero-day attack, uncovered by researchers from security firms
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Updated your PCs to Windows 10? Now it’s time to patch your Windows 10 software.
Microsoft has issued its monthly Patch Tuesday by releasing 14 security bulletins, nearly half of it address vulnerabilities in its latest operating system, Windows 10.
Four of them are marked critical, affecting Windows, .Net Framework, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Lync, Internet Explorer, Microsoft
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