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[FDN] Microsoft warns of Word attacks

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Hackers are exploiting a vulnerability in Microsoft Word to plant malware on Windows PCs, Microsoft has warned.

The bug in Microsoft Word 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2010 was patched on 9 November as part of Microsoft's monthly security update .
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Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.
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Is this news? Word has always been suseptible, since any script donkey can embed a macro into any DOC file and have it trash a system - people just don't say no to automatically running things that they have no clue about.
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Clicks of the unknown may break Windows, but Word will never hurt me.
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post #5 of 14
... This was patched almost 2 months ago. I don't see the issue?
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Originally Posted by Core2uu View Post
... This was patched almost 2 months ago. I don't see the issue?
Agreed. It's kinda like catching someone and putting them in jail then warning everyone about a killer rapist on the loose.
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Agreed. It's kinda like catching someone and putting them in jail then warning everyone about a killer rapist on the loose.
Lol indeed, I suppose it's for the people who haven't updated their systems, yet.
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I never update anything apart of Office. >.>
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This is why I use OpenOffice.org
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post #10 of 14
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This is why I use OpenOffice.org
Because you are too lazy to install a patch released almost two months ago?
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