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Old 22-05-18, 21:12
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Default Microsoft to Block Flash in Office 365

This story is from Bleeping Computer:

Microsoft to Block Flash in Office 365
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Microsoft announced plans last week to block Flash, Shockwave, and Silverlight content from activating in Office 365.

The block will only apply to Office 365 subscription clients, but not to Office 2016, Office 2013, or Office 2010 distributions, the company said.

This is a full-on block, and not just Microsoft disabling problematic controls with the option to click on a button and view its content. The block means that Office 365 will prevent Flash, Shockwave, or Silverlight content from playing inside Office documents altogether.
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Default Re: Microsoft to Block Flash in Office 365

Sophos' Naked Security also has a report about this:

Office 365 will automatically block Flash and Silverlight Naked Security
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If you are one of the small number of Office 365 users who enjoyed embedding Flash, Shockwave or Silverlight content inside files, time is about to run out on your unusual pastime.
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Default Re: Microsoft to Block Flash in Office 365

A later report from Malwarebytes Labs:

Blocks for Flash and others coming to Office 365 - Malwarebytes Labs | Malwarebytes Labs
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