Another tidbit of Mac related news for you and this is the release of an update to Office for Mac 2008 that just popped up on Microsoft’s Download Center:
This update improves security. It includes fixes for vulnerabilities that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer’s memory with malicious code. Additionally, this update contains improvements that enhance the stability and performance of Office 2008 for Mac applications.
Improvements that are included in the update
The Office 2008 for Mac 12.2.5 Update includes the following improvements. Improvements for all Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac applications.
- Helps improve security
This update fixes vulnerabilities in Office 2008 that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer’s memory with malicious code. For more information, see the security bulletin that is listed earlier in this document.
- Custom dictionary is improved
This update fixes issues that prevent the custom dictionary from including words from different languages.
- Supported Operating Systems: Apple Mac OS X
- Operating System Versions: Mac OS X version 10.4.9 (Tiger) or a later version of Mac OS
Note To verify that your computer meets these minimum requirements, on the Apple menu, click About This Mac.
- Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac 12.1.0: You can download this update for free from the Microsoft Web Site.
Note To verify that you have installed this update, you can open any Microsoft Office 2008 application to check the version number. For example, open Word, and then on the Word menu, click About Word. In the dialog box, compare the version number next to Latest Installed Update.
I may have to create an Apple or Mac category on the site for all the news that has come out lately relating to Microsoft technologies and software on the Mac.