October 22, 2001

Office XP = Spyware?!

Author: JT Smith

Hans ter Harden writes: "Security hole in MS Office XP, read http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/m-005.shtml - "Microsoft Office XP and Internet Explorer version 5 and later are configured to request to send debugging information to Microsoft in the event of a program crash. The debugging information includes a memory dump which may contain all or part of the document being viewed or edited. This debug message potentially could contain sensitive, private information."

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