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Worried about the major new security problem with Microsoft Office 98? Guess what – it’s neither new nor limited to Office. Geoff Duncan explores this long-standing security issue and explains how to work around it. Also this week, Jerry Kindall reports on the astonishing feats at this year’s MacHack, and we have news about new installer tools, The Tilery 4.0, ACTION Files 1.1, an important update for Norton AntiVirus 5.0, and finding TidBITS staff at Macworld Expo.

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New Installer Versions Arrive

New Installer Versions Arrive -- Aladdin Systems and MindVision Software have released new versions of their popular installer programs. New features in Aladdin's InstallerMaker 5.0 include hierarchical packages, the capability to download and install files from the Web, and the capability to apply settings directly to items within folders in the installer archive

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TidBITS Staff at Macworld Expo NY

TidBITS Staff at Macworld Expo NY -- As just about everyone knows by now, Macworld Expo will take place in New York City this week. Since we're far too virtual of an operation to have a booth, the best way to see us will be to come to one of our scheduled events

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Moof on the Hoof: MacHack ’98

MacHack, held in mid-June this year at the Holiday Inn Fairlane in Dearborn, Michigan, bills itself as "The Annual Conference for Leading Edge Developers." If you develop Macintosh software (or want to), you have either been to a MacHack or you aspire to attend