Microsoft: Shun unexpected Office docs

Microsoft reacted to the growing attacks using unpatched exploits against its Office suite by issuing a security advisory Monday that gave users one piece of advice: don't open or save unexpected Office files, even those received from trusted sources.

The advisory also promised that a patch for the most recently attacked Office application, PowerPoint, will be issued no later than August 8.

"The security updateis on schedule to be released as part of the August security updates, or sooner as warranted," the advisory read. August 8 is the next regularly-scheduled patch day for the developer. Microsoft: Shun unexpected Office docs - Security -

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