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  • Security Bytes: Malware targets Google programs

    Meanwhile, Microsoft offers advice regarding a zero-day Excel flaw; a new worm exploits the World Cup craze; and hackers deface a Microsoft Web site. 

  • Microsoft Excel zero-day flaw discovered

    Attackers could exploit the Excel zero-day flaw to launch malicious code. Security experts say users should beware of emails with Excel file attachments. 

  • Inside MSRC: ActiveX control change goes permanent

    Microsoft's Christopher Budd outlines the finer points behind this month's security bulletins, plus offers advice on when to open Word files and guidance for Exchange administrators. 

  • Microsoft to release 12 June security fixes

    June's "Patch Tuesday" security bulletins will feature nine Windows fixes, including a cumulative update for Internet Explorer, plus a pair of patches for Office and one for Exchange. 

  • Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition vulnerable to flaw

    The vendor is investigating reports of a "high-severity" flaw in its AntiVirus Corporate Edition product. Attackers could exploit it to launch malicious code. 

  • Microsoft offers workaround for Word flaw

    Customers can use Word in safe mode to guard against an exploit targeting a previously unknown flaw in the program. 

  • Zero-day threat targets Microsoft Word

    Update: Symantec says a targeted exploit uses Microsoft Word to open a backdoor in users' systems. It recommends blocking .doc files at the network perimeter. Microsoft is working on a fix. 

  • Inside MSRC: Wisdom on Exchange security

    Microsoft's trio of May security bulletins includes a critical update for Exchange. The Microsoft Security Response Center's Christopher Budd explains why that particular bulletin may be more complex than it appears. 

  • Exchange, Windows focus of latest Microsoft fixes

    The software giant releases its May security bulletins and two of the three are rated critical. Issues with Exchange and Flash Player are addressed, but none fixes the latest IE flaws. 

  • Adobe fixes critical Macromedia flaws

    Flash, Shockwave and other multimedia products could leave systems vulnerable to attack via a malicious Shockwave Flash object file. The vendor recommends users update immediately.