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Macro-less malware: The cyclical attack

Last year, attackers linked to the Russian hacking group APT28 (sometimes called Fancy Bear) started hacking like its 1999 with Microsoft Word-based malware that doesn’t trigger security warnings along the way. These types of attacks are called “macro-less malware” because they bypass the security warnings added to Microsoft Office programs in response to traditional macro malware like the Melissa virus at the end of the 20th century. In a November 2017 analysis, security giant McAfee … More

 

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