Outlook affected by one-minute startup delays on Windows 10

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Microsoft says that Outlook might take a minute to start and display the splash screen on devices running Windows 10, version 1809 or later if User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) is enabled. This new issue was acknowledged by Microsoft in a Windows support document where the company details the exact scenario that could break Outlook’s startup functionality.

Gamaredon hackers use Outlook macros to spread malware to contacts

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New tools attributed to the Russia-linked Gamaredon hacker group include a module for Microsoft Outlook that creates custom emails with malicious documents and sends them to a victim’s contacts. The threat actor disables protections for running macro scripts in Outlook and to plant the source file for the spearphishing attacks that spread malware to other… Read more »

Important Flaw in Outlook App for Android Affects Over 100 Millions Users

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Microsoft today released an updated version of its “Outlook for Android” that patches an important security vulnerability in the popular email app that is currently being used over 100 million users. According to an advisory, Outlook app with versions before 3.0.88 for Android contains a stored cross-site scripting vulnerability (CVE-2019-1105) in the way the app parses… Read more »

Compromised Microsoft Support Agent gives Access to Outlook Email Accounts

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If you have an account with Microsoft Outlook email service, there is a possibility that your account information has been compromised by an unknown hacker or group of hackers, Microsoft confirmed. Earlier this year, hackers managed to breach Microsoft’s customer support portal and access information related to some email accounts registered with the company’s Outlook… Read more »