Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.8 provides Mavericks support

Microsoft has released its Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.8 update. This update resolves two issues:

Enables OS X Mavericks support Resolves an issue where a delegate doesn’t receive notification when he is made a delegate

Mavericks support now includes the following fixes:

Ability to download the address book file Ability to play voice mail Ability to request control of a shared desktop or application

Download the update from Microsoft’s site or choose Help menu > . . .

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The case of the fractured firewall: Outlook for Mac causes DoS attacks

Preface: A big thank you to Patrick Fergus for his efforts and this article! He worked diligently with Microsoft support for several months to troubleshoot an issue that was effectively causing an internal Denial of Service (DoS) attack against his company’s firewall. The culprit? Outlook for Mac. And while working with Patrick, Microsoft discovered a second major issue with excessive open files caused by the licensing system in Office for Mac. His work contributed to . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.4.1 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.1 Update. (113.5 MB) No 14.4.0 update was released. Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update. According to the new update’s description it addresses security issues and includes application improvements.

Although Office for Mac’s code was updated to address a critical vulnerability, according to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-017 the security issue is “not applicable” to Office for Mac.

Fixes include:

Excel – Increases data . . .

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