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Microsoft may soon have to reflect on its stance that the use of an Office feature called DDE to execute code on compromised computers doesn’t merit a patch. The SANS Internet Storm Center last night said the Necurs botnet has been spreading Locky ransomware using the DDE attack. Handler Brad Duncan said he had access […]

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Microsoft’s “intelligent virtual and personal assistant” for Windows 10 has now been added as a Skype contact for iOS and Android, for the ultimate AI experience. “Looking for information often requires interrupting the conversation, even if briefly, and switching apps to find what we’re looking for and bring it back into the conversation. But shouldn’t […]

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For its October Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has patched 61 vulnerabilities (27 of them critical) and one Office zero-day labeled as “important.” The memory corruption zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Office (CVE-2017-11826) is reported to be actively exploited in the wild. “An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the context of the […]

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