Microsoft releases patch for vulnerabilities

A flaw affecting all versions of Microsoft Word on Windows and Mac, as well as Office 365, was discovered. Microsoft responded this week by releasing updates to fix 88 security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and related software.

According to cyber expert Brian Krebs of Krebs on Security, “The most dangerous of these include four flaws for which there is already exploit code available. There’s also a scary bug affecting all versions of Microsoft Office that can be triggered by a malicious link or attachment. And of course Adobe has its customary monthly security update for Flash Player.”

So far, no exploitations have been reported in relation to the vulnerabilities. Read the full article here.