Microsoft Office Under Siege

Attackers and flaw finders are pounding away at Microsoft Office applications, discovering new ways to attack millions of Windows machines. Can Microsoft cope with the deluge of flaws? What started as an amusing eBay listing of an Excel vulnerability for sale has developed into an all out hacker assault on Microsoft Office applications.

Security researchers and malicious hackers have zeroed in on the desktop productivity suite, using specialized "fuzzing" tools to find a wide range of critical vulnerabilities in Word, Excel and PowerPoint file formats. Microsoft Office Under Siege

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 14th August 2006 7:32AM