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VBA malware makes a comeback inside booby-trapped Word documents

2015/09/28

Softpedia - (International) Security researchers from Sophos released research findings revealing that hackers are increasingly using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to deliver malware in Microsoft Word documents, and that the company discovers 50 - 100 new VBA templates every month which primarily deliver the Dridex, CryptoWall, Dyreza, and Zbot malware, among other findings.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/vba-malware-makes-a-comeback-inside-booby-trapped-word-documents-493005.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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