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Sorry, my email software is insisting that I top post.

I can write a macro that will cause all sorts of problems.... But by default you will be warned 
that a document or template had macros. 

And this is not limited to LO.

I am not familiar with a mechanism that can push my files of the computer without running a macro. 
Would love to know what that is. Please share.

On Jan 27, 2022, 6:37 PM, at 6:37 PM, toki <> wrote:

On 27/01/2022 11:59, Gabriele Ponzo wrote:
Your file is safe as long as it stays on your computer, but if you
use some
Cloud storage such as OneDrive, DropBox or any other, we cannot grant
And anyway, LibreOffice (usually) does not encrypt files. But yes, it
not send them anywhere either, unless you ask it to do that.

I'm being picky here, but templates can be created, and extensions can 
be written, to send documents somewhere without the knowledge, consent,

or authorization of the document creator.

AFAIK, none of the currently available extensions _or_ templates 
available on the LibO website have that security flaw.

If one wants to dig deep into LibO configuration files, you can adjust 
settings so that even if a malicious extension, or template is used, it

won't send anything to the outside world.
(Considering the current political climate, it probably would be a good

idea to document that procedure, and put it on the LibO Documentation

tldr: Don't install any extensions, create your own templates, and 
you'll be secure.


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