Tag: Microsoft Office

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MS Office supports co-editing of sensitive files on Android and iOS

MS Office supports co-editing of sensitive files on Android and iOS

Microsoft released a new Office for iOS and Android feature that extends the types of files that may be co-edited in real-time. Microsoft Purview Information Protection documents can now be co-authored in Office's mobile apps. Multiple users can edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents in real... Read more

date3 months ago
LibreOffice 7.4 makes Microsoft compatibility a key factor

LibreOffice 7.4 makes Microsoft compatibility a key factor

The Document Foundation launches version 7.4 of the free open-source software suite LibreOffice. The release offers interoperability with macOS, Windows, Linux, and the world's leading software, Microsoft Office. Microsoft file compatibility has been a massive issue for businesses and users look... Read more

date4 months ago
Microsoft releases new Office Preview builds

Microsoft releases new Office Preview builds

Microsoft released the Office Insider Preview Version 2208 (Build 15601.20028). Although the build doesn't contain any new features, Microsoft squashed several bugs in Excel, Access and Outlook. Microsoft published a full changelog of Preview Version 2208 (Build 1601.20028) on its website. ... Read more

date4 months ago
Microsoft faces criticism for reactivating VBA macros in Office

Microsoft faces criticism for reactivating VBA macros in Office

Microsoft's decision to unblock VBA macros in Office 365 has not been to everyone's liking. Security experts consider the move to be a big mistake. Microsoft recently decided to enable Visual Basic Application (VBA) macros in Office 365 by default. VBA macros allow end users of Office 365 to add... Read more

date5 months ago
Microsoft reverses decision to block Office macros by default

Microsoft reverses decision to block Office macros by default

While Microsoft claimed it would block VBA macros on downloaded documents earlier this year, the company recently announced it will roll back the change until further notice. The tech giant had a change of mind due to customer feedback, according to a report in BleepingComputer. The company fail... Read more

date5 months ago
Cato Networks fixes zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Office

Cato Networks fixes zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Office

Cato Networks developed a workaround for a zero-day vulnerability recently found in Microsoft Office. Customers of Cato Networks are immune to the vulnerability. Cato Networks provides a Secure Access Service Edge service (SASE). The service has two components. First, it connects customers' appl... Read more

date6 months ago
New Microsoft Office zero-day used for PowerShell commands

New Microsoft Office zero-day used for PowerShell commands

Security experts recently found a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Office. The vulnerability allows malicious PowerShell commands to be executed by opening a Word document. The vulnerability was named 'Follina' and registered as CVE-2022-30190. According to security experts, the vulnerabilit... Read more

date6 months ago
Microsoft tests Office ads in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft tests Office ads in Microsoft Edge

A recent beta version of Microsoft Edge (Canary) includes an Office integration. New shortcuts allow you to open Word, Excel and other Office apps in Edge. Edge Canary is the beta version of Edge. One of the recent versions includes a sidebar with shortcuts to Office apps. The sidebar is availab... Read more

date8 months ago
Microsoft blocks automatically downloaded macros in Office

Microsoft blocks automatically downloaded macros in Office

Microsoft is modifying Office to protect users against malware. Macros downloaded from the Internet will be automatically blocked in Office. Currently, files stored on NTFS volumes are scanned for malicious macros through a 'Zone.Identifier' tag. This so-called 'mark-of-the-web' (MOTW) ensures t... Read more

date10 months ago
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