Security vendor WatchGuard Technologies has published its latest quarterly Internet Security Report. Findings for Q3 2021 include a decrease in total perimeter malware detection volume, although endpoint malware detections had already surpassed the total for 2020, with Q4 2021 data yet to be reported.
Attackers have tested an exploit for a critical Office vulnerability already fixed by Microsoft, by using a different format than that which was originally used in the exploit. The new exploit disappeared after a short interval.
A major new release of LibreOffice spinoff Collabora Office promises productivity improvements.
It has taken Microsoft a few months, but the software behemoth has finally decided to start rolling out mouse and trackpad support to Office for iPad users in a phased rollout that will take about two weeks.
A malware campaign that uses military-themed malicious Microsoft Office documents to spread a remote access trojan has been observed by Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group, with the group adding that the RAT was spread using customised Cobalt Strike beacons.
Microsoft 365 was launched three years ago as a business product combining Windows 10 Enterprise, Office 365 Business Premium and other software, but it has now completely replaced the Office 365 brand.
Freelancer releases its Q3 Fast 50, a quarterly index of the most sought-after skills - see the jobs which have shot up the scale this quarter and which have declined in demand.
A new malware campaign, that uses a modified exploit of a vulnerability in Microsoft Office to download the trojan Agent Tesla and other malware such as the Loki information stealer, can avoid detection by most common anti-virus solutions, the Cisco Talos Intelligence Group claims.
Windows ransomware known as SamSam has earned its creators almost US$6 million since late 2015, the security firm Sophos says, with the malware using carefully targeted attacks to obtain a ransom. Australia has been a target in about 2% of the attacks using this malware.
Oh my word, two Perth students "have been named Australia National Champions for Microsoft Word and Adobe Creative Suite, respectively".
Vulnerabilities in Adobe's Flash Player took second place to flaws in Microsoft products last year in a list of the most used avenues of attack by cyber criminals compiled by security firm Recorded Future.
Peripherals manufacturer Logitech has released a new keyboard known as CRAFT with a creative input dial.
In its continuing bid to provide what it sees as proof that it has no nexus with the Russian Government, Kaspersky Lab has released a detailed report about a 2014 incident which was reported by US media and used to cast aspersions on the company.
A new Adobe Flash zero-day exploit that works through a Microsoft Office document and delivers the latest version of the FinSpy malware as its final payload has been identified by security vendor Kaspersky Lab.
Microsoft Word documents containing executables are being used to attack the healthcare and education industries, with the ransomware being transmitted known as Defray.
The city of Moscow plans to replace Microsoft software on thousands of computers with domestic programs, according to a report on the Vedomosti website.
It's been years coming, but Microsoft is finally preparing to release a 64-bit version of Office for Mac.
BlackBerry has announced software to automatically protect email attachments with DRM, along with WatchDox integration with Salesforce.com and Microsoft Office Online.
Microsoft's Planner collaboration tool is becoming available to most Office 365 subscribers.
Boasting of being ‘the most compatible free office suite,’ FreeOffice 2016 says ‘no other free office suite offers such a high level of file compatibility with Word, Excel and PowerPoint.’
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