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August 2, 2016

THREAT RESEARCH

Macro Intruders: Sneaking Past Office Defenses

Macros have been used since the mid 1990s to spread malware and infect systems. Increased user awareness of the need to disable the macro function within Microsoft Word during the late 90s and early 2000s sent these malware into decline. However, a change in Microsoft (MS) Office file formats dating from 2007 is now being […]