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MS Office Built-In Feature Could be Exploited to Create Self-Replicating Malware

MS Office Built-In Feature Could be Exploited to Create Self-Replicating Malware

November 23, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Earlier this month a cybersecurity researcher shared details of a security loophole with The Hacker News that affects all versions of Mic...
Beware! This Microsoft PowerPoint Hack Installs Malware Without Requiring Macros

Beware! This Microsoft PowerPoint Hack Installs Malware Without Requiring Macros

June 07, 2017Mohit Kumar
" Disable macros and always be extra careful when you manually enable it while opening Microsoft Office Word documents. " You...
Botnet Sending 5 Million Emails Per Hour to Spread Jaff Ransomware

Botnet Sending 5 Million Emails Per Hour to Spread Jaff Ransomware

May 12, 2017Mohit Kumar
A massive malicious email campaign that stems from the Necurs botnet is spreading a new ransomware at the rate of 5 million emails per ho...
Zero-Day Warning! Ransomware targets Microsoft Office 365 Users

Zero-Day Warning! Ransomware targets Microsoft Office 365 Users

June 28, 2016Swati Khandelwal
If just relying on the security tools of Microsoft Office 365 can protect you from cyber attacks, you are wrong. Variants of Cerber Rans...
How Just Opening an MS Word Doc Can Hijack Every File On Your System

How Just Opening an MS Word Doc Can Hijack Every File On Your System

February 18, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
If you receive a mail masquerading as a company's invoice and containing a Microsoft Word file, think twice before clicking on it. ...
Malware behind Microsoft Excel-based Sudoku generator

Malware behind Microsoft Excel-based Sudoku generator

December 20, 2012Mohit Kumar
Sudoku is one such game that I believe will benefit your brain, but now not for your system. Peter Szabo from SophosLabs have identified a...
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