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Microsoft Microsoft Januar 2022 Patchday Revisions (2022/01/14)

[German]As of January 11, 2022, Microsoft has released a number of security updates for Windows and Office that are supposed to eliminate vulnerabilities. However, some of these updates caused problems, disrupting functions in Windows. On January 14, 2022, Microsoft released … Continue reading

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Patchday: Microsoft Office Updates (January 11, 2022)

[German]On January 11, 2022 (second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft Patchday), Microsoft released several security-related updates for still-supported Microsoft Office versions and other products. RCE vulnerabilities will be closed again. For Microsoft Access, the bug from December 2021 is fixed … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (January 11, 2022)

[German]On January 11, 2022, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, etc. – as well as for other products – were released. Below is a compact overview of these updates that were released on Patchday. Advertising

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Microsoft Office Updates (January 4, 2022)

[German]On January 4, 2022 (first Tuesday of the month, Office Patchday), Microsoft releases non-security updates for still-supported versions of Microsoft Office. This month, however, there is only one update for Microsoft Office 2016. Here is a brief overview. Advertising

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Sophos: Thread actors test CAB-less 40444 (MSHTL vulnerability) attacks in Windows

[German]Security vendor Sophos published information about a new attack scenario in a series of tweets just before Christmas. Attackers are currently testing a new attack vector via RAR attachments with Word documents and scripts in mails. However, this involves distributing … Continue reading

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Microsoft confirms issues in all Access versions after December 2021 Update

[German]The December 14, 2021 security updates for Microsoft Office (MSI installer version) cause issues with Microsoft Access. Only one user can still access the databases. In the meantime it is clear that the Click-2-Run versions of Office/Access are also affected … Continue reading

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Patchday: Microsoft Office December 2021 updates (14.12.2021) causes Access issues

[German]On December 14, 2021 (second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft Patchday), Microsoft has released several security-related updates for still supported Microsoft Office versions and other products. An RCE vulnerability in Excel is closed again. For Microsoft Access, however, an update … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office Patchday (December 7, 2021)

[German]On December 7, 2021 (first Tuesday of the month, Office Patchday), Microsoft releases non-security updates for still-supported versions of Microsoft Office. This month, however, there is only one update for Microsoft Office 2016. Here is a brief overview. Advertising

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Excel XLL addins abused for malware installation

[German]Here is another security topic, dealing with attacks via Excel XLL addins ein. This attack method has been known since July 2021 and is used by malware groups. I just came across a case where this approach was used to … Continue reading

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Microsoft has plans to increase Monthly subscription for Microsoft Office 365 by 20%

[German]Microsoft seems to have informed its sales partners that it wants to make Microsoft Office 365 subscription customers pay a bit more. Customers can expect a price increase of up to 20% if they continue to insist on monthly payments. … Continue reading

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