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September 10, 2021

You may have heard about the recently-announced security vulnerability that makes use of malicious code embedded in Microsoft Office documents. Like many other malware attacks, this exploit is possible if a user opens or even previews the malicious document in Outlook or Windows Explorer, and can grant an attacker significant access to the user’s network and privileges to cause further harm.

July 2, 2021

UPDATE – July 7: Microsoft has now published a patch to mitigate this vulnerability, and Mytech is already working on deploying it to our clients as securely and non-disruptively as possible. Further information about this process has been emailed out to our clients. If you experience any issues or have questions about this out-of-band patch, please contact your Mytech team for more info.

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    You may have heard about the recently-announced security vulnerability that makes use of malicious code embedded in Microsoft Office documents. This exploit is possible if a user opens or even previews the malicious document in Outlook or Windows Explorer, and can grant an attacker significant access to the user’s network and privileges to cause further harm.
  • PrintNightmare Vulnerability in Majority of Windows Devices July 7, 2021
    UPDATE – July 7 @ 11:45am: Microsoft has now published a patch to mitigate this vulnerability, and Mytech is already working on deploying it to our clients as securely and non-disruptively as possible. Further information about this process has been emailed out to our clients. If you experience any issues or have questions about this […]
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