Zero-day attack strikes Office
Word of warning…
A new, yet-to-be-patched security hole in Word is being used in targeted cyber attacks, Microsoft has warned.
When a user opens a rigged Word file, it may corrupt system memory in such a way that an attacker could gain complete control over the PC, Microsoft said in a security advisory. Office 2000 and Office XP are at risk, the company said. The two recent versions, Office 2003 and 2007, are not affected.
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