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Beware: Vulnerability in Microsoft Word

In a new Security Advisory, Microsoft has reported a vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2000, Microsoft Word 2002, Microsoft Office Word 2003, Microsoft Word Viewer 2003, Microsoft Word 2004 for Mac, and Microsoft Word 2004 v. X for Mac, as well as Microsoft Works 2004, 2005, and 2006. Using the vulnerability, an attacker can launch a Zero Day attack.

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WordPerfect to ODF and Open XML

Corel said that beginning mid 2007, WordPerfect will support both Open Document Format (ODF) and Open XML. ODF is supported by OpenOffice.org while Open XML is the new document format supported by Microsoft Office 2007.

Office Live now Live

Even before the release of Office 2007, Microsoft has released Office Live Microsoft Office Live services allow you to create a professional online presence without the expense of buying a server, setting up a complicated infrastructure, and hiring technical staff to maintain it. Microsoft Office Live is a hosted service – all you need is a computer and an Internet connection. Besides the free program MS offers a $19.

Office 2007 ready to ship

After a few beta releases, Microsoft has declared that Office 2007 and Windows Vista will be available to businesses by November 30, reports MSNBC. I’ve personally tried Office 2007 betas and I have been blown away by the features. The interface at first was a bit difficult to navigate because it is very different from all the earlier versions of Office.