Tag Archives: Office

Free Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace banned from France's schools

[German]The French Ministry of Education has banned the use of free office solutions with US cloud connections such as Microsoft 365 or Google Workspace in French schools. The reason given for this is data protection concerns, as the offerings in … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office Online Server: Unfixed RCE vulnerability

[German]As of November 8, 2022, Microsoft has released security updates for its Office Online servers to close vulnerabilities in Word and Excel. According to my information, a vulnerability exists (Server-Side Request Forgery, SSRF, to RCE, Remote Code Execution) that Microsoft … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Patchday: Microsoft Office Updates (November 8, 2022)

[German]On (November 8, 2022 (second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft Patchday), Microsoft released several security-related updates for still-supported Microsoft Office versions and other products. The updates are available for the installable MSI version of Microsoft Office (the click-to-run packages obtain … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (November 8, 2022)

[German]On November 8, 2022, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, etc. – as well as for other products – were released. The security updates fix 68 vulnerabilities, 11 of which are rated critical, and six … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office Updates (November 1, 2022)

[German]As of November 1, 2022 (first Tuesday of the month), Microsoft has released non-security updates for versions of Microsoft Office that are still supported. This month, there is only one update for Microsoft Office 2016. Microsoft Office 2013 has not … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2022: Support for MS 365 Apps till October 2026

[German]Brief information to administrators in the enterprise environment who are running Windows Server 2022. It is now final, there will be support for Microsoft 365 apps until October 2026. This affects support for Microsoft 365 apps (Word, Excel, etc.) on … Continue reading

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Windows: 0Patch Micropatch for MOTOW ZIP file bug (0-day, no CVE)

[German]Since May 2022, a bug has been known to exist in Windows that prevents the "Mark of the Web" flag from being set for files extracted from ZIP archives. Microsoft itself has not yet released a patch for this 0-day … Continue reading

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Outlook 365 Outbox: Online mode no longer possible for shared mailboxes

[German]Call for help from a blog reader struggling with Outlook 365 and shared mailboxes. In Outlook clients, online mode is no longer possible with shared mailboxes. Mails are no longer moved from the Outbox to the Sent Mail folder. The … Continue reading

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Microsoft kills Office; it's branded Microsoft 365 in the future

[German]During the Ignite 2022 conference, it also became known that the strategists from Redmond want to abandon the Office product brand. The applications previously marketed under Microsoft Office will be offered under the name Microsoft 365 in the future. Advertising

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Patchday: Microsoft Office Updates (October 11, 2022)

[German]On October 11, 2022 (second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft Patchday), Microsoft released several security-related updates for still-supported Microsoft Office versions and other products. The updates are available for the installable MSI version of Microsoft Office (the click-to-run packages obtain … Continue reading

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