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Word zero-day affects all versions of Office and Windows

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Word zero-day affects all versions of Office and Windows www.office.com/setup Blogs: Somebody at McAfee jumped the gun. Last Friday night McAfee disclosed the inner workings of a particularly pernicious rigged Word document attack: a zero-day involving a linked HTA file. On Saturday, FireEye — citing a “recent public disclosure by another company” — Read more about Word zero-day affects all versions of Office and Windows[…]

Microsoft’s critical Windows and Office patches present a panoply of problems

www.office.com/setup Blogs: For April, Patch Tuesday’s 644 patches are crawling with bugs, but there are some solutions www.office.com/setup Blogs: Windows and Office patching have had a horrible three months. In February, we saw no patches except a decidedly late-to-the-party IE Flash fix, released a week after Adobe spilled the beans. March brought a metric messof patches to Read more about Microsoft’s critical Windows and Office patches present a panoply of problems[…]

When does support end for… Microsoft Office 2007?

www.office.com/setup Blogs: There’s just three months before the already-extended suite goes dark — literally, in the case of Outlook 2007 www.office.com/setup Blogs: Businesses that remain wedded to Office 2007 have just over three months to drop Office 2007’s applications and switch to a newer suite, such as Office 2016. A significant number of organizations will Read more about When does support end for… Microsoft Office 2007?[…]

What happens when an Office 365 subscription expires?

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Three-stage process eventually ends up with all cloud data deleted www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft’s pay-as-you-go Office 365 is, first and foremost, a subscription. And like other subscriptions — think newspapers (remember them?) or an online storage service — missing a payment doesn’t immediately mean you’re cut off. Because it’s less expensive to retain a Read more about What happens when an Office 365 subscription expires?[…]

Microsoft Word has a terrifying new VIRUS – and there’s only one way to avoid it

www.office.com/setup Blogs: MICROSOFT WORD and Microsoft Office users have been warned about a new zero-day security flaw that enables hackers to remotely install malware on your PC, security McAfee has warned. Microsoft Office is vulnerable to a dangerous new malware attack, renown anti-virus company McAfee has cautioned. The security flaw enables cyber-criminals to covertly install Read more about Microsoft Word has a terrifying new VIRUS – and there’s only one way to avoid it[…]

Microsoft Office 365 review

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Does Office in the cloud send productivity sky-high? OUR VERDICT www.office.com/setup Blogs: Office 365 is a simple and cost-effective way to get a powerful range of cloud Office services plus access to regular new features in desktop Office 2016. Microsoft is doing well in terms of making useful improvements on a regular basis, Read more about Microsoft Office 365 review[…]

Microsoft wants to improve office productivity with this Office 365 app

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Workplace Analytics leverages ‘behavioural metrics’ www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft has announced that its Workplace Analytics feature is now available for Office 365 enterprise customers as an add-on, aiming to boost employee productivity – but possibly giving rise to some concerns about exactly how staff members can be monitored. The basic idea of Workplace Analytics is that Read more about Microsoft wants to improve office productivity with this Office 365 app[…]

Top 5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Network a Success

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Working out loud and using social collaboration tools as part of your daily workflow can take some getting used to. It’s also not always easy to persuade people to adopt new methods for working or to even try new technology. We understand taking that first step towards socializing the way you work with Read more about Top 5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Network a Success[…]

Getting started with app development

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Eli Sheldon is a Program Manager on the Microsoft Project team. With the new Project, our extensibility story entered two new exciting realms–Apps for Office and Apps for SharePoint. Bookmark this page for all the resources you need to start developing your own apps, tips based on frequently asked questions from our partners, Read more about Getting started with app development[…]