Tag Archives: Word

Risk: Embedded videos in Word documents?

[German]Security experts warn of risks in Word documents. Embedded videos can be misused for attacks. The XML format of  .docx files can be misused to download dubious JavaScript code.

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Update KB3213656 causes table bug in Word/Outlook 2016

[German]Microsoft has released several updates for Office 2016 on August 8, 2017. One was Update KB3213656 for Word 2016, which causes issues with merged cells in tables. The bug affects Word 2016 and also Outlook 2016.

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Warning: Dridex botnet addresses Word zero day vulnerability

User of Microsoft Word should be rather careful, because there is a zero day vulnerability within Microsoft Word. Now Dridex botnet sends millions of spam e-mails to users, containing malware attachments, addressing this Microsoft Word zero day exploit.

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