Rise in Microsoft Office vulnerabilities in the Middle East

In Q2 2022 the number of exploits for vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Office suite increased globally compared to Q1 – accounting for 82% of the total number of exploits across different platforms, according to the latest Kaspersky quarterly malware report.

Elevation of Privilege was the #1 vulnerability category in 2021: Report

The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) captures the main characteristics of a vulnerability and generates a numerical score indicating the severity level of the vulnerability, ranging from 0 to 10.

56% of Microsoft vulnerabilities can be mitigated by removing admin rights

The BeyondTrust Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report, produced annually by BeyondTrust, analyzes the data from security bulletins publicly issued by Microsoft throughout the previous year.