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Targeted malware attack spends decade sliding under the radar

Researchers have uncovered a cybercrime operation that spent close to a decade infecting targets with dozens of previously unknown malware variants.

David Bisson reports.


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Sometimes it’s better if software patches don’t come out too quickly

If we want more secure, better-working software we need to understand that the software vendors need to be given the time, space and resources to make them to that high standard.


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Hackers exploit Windows zero-day flaw in targeted PowerPoint attacks

Be on your guard. Another zero-day vulnerability has been uncovered that affects almost all supported versions of Windows, and it is being actively exploited by hackers in targeted attacks.


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Arsenal Lotto scam spammed out via PowerPoint file

Scammers use desperate measures in their attempt to trick you into believing you have won a lottery run by Arsenal Football Club.


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Fired IT manager hacks into CEO’s presentation, replaces it with porn

Imagine you’re giving a presentation to the board of directors at your company. You have your PowerPoint slides all ready, you’re projecting onto a 64 inch screen… what could possibly go wrong?


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Microsoft issues Windows security patches, but Office for Mac users left in the cold

Security patches for Windows and PowerPoint, but if you’re a user of older versions of Microsoft Office for Mac you’re left unprotected.


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Death by PowerPoint? Kama Sutra presentation leads to backdoor infection

Would you be interested in a PowerPoint presentation demonstrating different sexual positions from the Kama Sutra?

Watch what you do with your mouse – you could be leading to a malware infection.


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Mac Users Told To Hold Their Breath For PowerPoint Security Fix

Is Microsoft treating users of the Mac version of its PowerPoint software as second-class citizens? That’s the question some are asking following the release of a criticial security update for the popular presentation software. The problem? The patch was only for the Windows version.

Read more in my article on the Dark Reading website.


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Patchtastic! Updates for PowerPoint, PDFs and Mac OS X

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Beware of PowerPoint boobies traps

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Hackers attack via zero-day PowerPoint vulnerability

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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IT Staff Wait For Critical Zero-Day PowerPoint Fix

You may have experienced the soul-destroying feeling of sitting through a far-too-long corporate presentation, but a new critical flaw could deliver a far more serious case of “Death by PowerPoint.”

Read more in my article on the Dark Reading website.


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