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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Zero-Day Vulnerability in Microsoft Word

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Microsoft recently published a security advisory about a zero-day vulnerability affecting Microsoft Word. (A zero-day vulnerability is one that exploits a previously unknown vulnerability and for which a patch has not yet been released.) The vulnerability can allow an attacker … Continue reading

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Phishing Warning 2014-03-25

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Many users have reported receiving the following phish. If you have received the phish, do not click the link or reply to the message. If you have replied, followed the link, or supplied login information, change your USC password as … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday Roundup for March 2014

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Today is Patch Tuesday for March 2014. Microsoft released five bulletins, two of which are considered critical. The critical updates include a cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, which addresses a zero-day exploit first announced on February 19, 2014. For … Continue reading

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