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IS researchers have found a way to inject malicious code into Excel

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Mimecast Threat Center specialists found that attackers could abuse Microsoft Excel Power Query technology to run malicious code on users’ systems. The Power Query functionality allows Excel files to detect, connect, merge and manage data before importing information from remote sources as an external database, a text document, another table, …

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Windows 10 will stop supporting unsafe Wi-Fi networks

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Since May 1903 update, Windows 10 will notify users about risks, associated with connection to some Wi-Fi networks. T he case is about networks that work on WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) and TKIP (Temporal Key Integrity Protocol) standards. “You might see a notification that tells you that you’re connected to …

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Windows 10 users avoid installing updates

AdDuplex company studied data about 5000 applications from Microsoft Store that use SDK AdDuplex advertisement. By doing this, analysts managed to collect data on 100 000 computers and learn what Windows’ version they use. As it turned out, users still avoid installing Windows 10 1809 that is also known as …

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European Data Protection Supervisor will check Microsoft on matching EU standards

European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) launched investigation on Microsoft agreements with European organizations. During the investigation supervisor hopes to study if points of the agreement accord with General Data Protection Rules (GDPR). EDPS initiated investigation after Netherlands’ authorities revealed violations of GDPR in Microsoft Office ProPlus and Office 365 in …

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