Microsoft Security Response Center

The Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) identifies, monitors, responds to and resolves security incidents and vulnerabilities in Microsoft software.

April, 2009

  • Microsoft Security Advisory 969136

    Bill here, I wanted to let you know that we have just posted Microsoft Security Advisory (969136) . This advisory contains information regarding public reports of a vulnerability in Microsoft Office PowerPoint that could allow for remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted PowerPoint file. At this time, we are aware only of limited and targe ted attacks that attempt to use this vulnerability. If you suspect that you were target for such an attack, you can scan your...
  • April 1, 2009 and Conficker

    We’ve gotten a number of questions from customers asking us if we’ve seen any new activity from the Conficker worm now that it’s April 1, 2009. We and our partners in the Conficker Working Group have been watching closely and we’ve not seen any new malicious activity from Conficker. We haven’t seen any actions outside of what we expected. We have seen systems infected with Worm:Win32/Conficker.D starting to use the new domain generation algorithm. But we haven’t seen any new variants released...