DataSafeXL: A Brief Overview of Microsoft Excel Vulnerabilities
This paper will provide the user with a brief overview of the Microsoft Excel security environment and examine in more detail the effectiveness of Microsoft Excel's built-in protection features. Undoubtedly, Microsoft Excel's security environment can prove to be cumbersome even for experienced users. In addition, there are numerous methods which an intruder can use to bypass any security aspect of the Microsoft Excel application. Without a doubt, the general consensus is that Microsoft Excel's security environment is weak.