Microsoft: Javascript and VBscript massively abused to attack Windows PCs


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Originally published at: https://www.myce.com/news/microsoft-javascript-and-vbscript-massively-abused-to-attack-windows-pcs-84422/

In nearly half of all attacks that don’t involve executable files, attackers make use of Javascript and VBscript, according to Microsoft. The software giant has insights because its Windows Defender anti malware software detects more than 10 million of such attacks on Windows PCs each month.