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       19 Jan 2018 #1

    Hackers using recent MS Office vulnerabilities to distribute malware

    Hackers are exploiting vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office software to spread a sophisticated form of malware capable of stealing credentials, dropping additional malware, cryptocurrency mining and conducting distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

    The malware has been active since 2016 and despite its powerful capabilities, it's available to purchase on underground forums for as little as $75.

    Researchers at FireEye have observed a new campaign attempting to deliver the malware via spam emails to targets in the telecommunications, insurance and financial industries, with all of these attacks attempting to exploit recent vulnerabilities uncovered in Microsoft Office software...

    Read more: Hackers are using recent Microsoft Office vulnerabilities to distribute malware | ZDNet

    See also: https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-...n-malware.html
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    Dual boot Windows 10 FCU Pro x 64 & current Insider 10 Pro
       19 Jan 2018 #1

    Thanks for posting that, Shawn.

    That's just great. Even making money off of it.
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