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As part of the January 2018 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released fixes for 56 CVE-listed vulnerabilities, including the Meltdown and Spectre flaws, and an Office bug actively exploited by attackers.

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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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The malware delivery trick involving updating links in Word documents is apparently gaining some traction: the latest campaign to use it likely takes the form of fake emails from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The fake email includes an attachment, supposedly a CP2000 notice, which is sent by the IRS when the income and/or payment […]

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