Microsoft for new malware attacks with Office documents



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Microsoft warns Office users for documents with macros because they are currently a popular method for cybercriminals to spread malware.

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I received one of these infected e-mails today.

The following is the body of the e-mail:

Good morning

Happy New Year

Please could you advise on the November GBP invoice in the attachment for me?

Many thanks

Kind Regards
Michele Trevino
Senior Accountant

I opened the Word file in a virtual machine and indeed it had that macros is disabled warning. The actual body of the Word file was blank, so probably another tactic to give the impression that the user needs to click the enable button to “view” the document.