An anonymous reader writes "The Register is reporting that bug reports on the latest iteration of Microsoft Office are certainly keeping the Redmond firm's programmers busy. So far this year 24 flaws have been found by outside researchers, more than six times the number found in all of 2005. From the article: 'The deluge of vulnerabilities for the Office programs - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and, for professional users, Access -signals a shift in the focus of vulnerability research and underscores the impact of flaw-finding tools known as fuzzers. The vulnerabilities in Office also highlight the threat that such files, if remained unchecked, can pose to a corporate network. Not since the days of macro viruses and Melissa have Office files posed such a danger to computer security.'"