– anything capable of holding data can also hold a virus.
Note that it is very easy to falsify an email address - if you have any doubt, do not open the document until you have proved its identity.
If you need to exchange documents regularly, we recommend the use of digital signatures to certify the origin of the document.
If you suspect your PC has been infected, please seek specialist support.
Return to top Macros are a useful part of any office suite, allowing you to automate repetitive tasks.
Since version 2.1, Open Office has included a feature which will tell you if a new version is available. Return to top When installing Open Office under Microsoft Windows, you may see a warning message stating that the publisher of the software could not be verified.
It is safe to ignore this message if you are confident that your copy of Open Office came from a reputable source.
Return to top Please report any suspected vulnerabilities to our Security Team.
We appreciate early confidential disclosure to give vendors of products and solutions based on Open Office time to react.
Return to top These are listed in our Security Bulletin.
Return to top Please read our Security Alerts page.
Use a checksum to make sure your copy has not been corrupted before you install it.