BetaNews: Millions of Microsoft Excel users vulnerable to remote DDE attack as new exploit is discovered

BetaNews: Millions of Microsoft Excel users vulnerable to remote DDE attack as new exploit is discovered. “Security researchers from Mimecast Threat Center have discovered an Excel exploit that could leave 120 million users vulnerable to attack. The security flaw means that it is possible to use Excel’s Power Query tool to dynamically launch a remote Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) attack on a spreadsheet and actively control the payload.”

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