Macros

Ursnif banking Trojan targets Australia with new evasive macros

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On 19 September, the TA530 group sent personalised emails utilising company names, personal names, titles and more to deliver malicious Word documents.

New Locky ransomware campaign sets sights on Amazon customers

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Amazon customers are the target of a wide-ranging phishing email scam intended to fool recipients into opening up a malicious attachment that results in the downloading of Locky ransomware.

Researchers spot macro malware used to spread Neutrino

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Researchers at Zscaler spotted attackers using macro malware as a vector to spread the Neutrino bot via spearphishing emails.

Microsoft Word users fuming as abnormal update borks macros

Microsoft Word users fuming as abnormal update borks macros

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Microsoft security patch causes users to lose customised templates and safe macros, leaving cyber-security commentators shaking their heads that the software giant could make such a newbie mistake.

Hackers revive Word macro malware in AutoIT RAT attack

Hackers revive Word macro malware in AutoIT RAT attack

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Hackers have launched phishing attacks on organisations using legitimate automated management tools, according to Cisco.

Macro malware epidemic returns

Macro malware epidemic returns

The return of a decade-old attack vector, the malicious macro, requires a granular, policy-based approach to managing email at the gateway, says Greg Sim.

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