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Microsoft wants to help stop you being hit by Excel malware

24
Jan
2023
Microsoft wants to help stop you being hit by Excel malware

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The days are numbered for hackers using Excel’s XLL features to deliver malware to Microsoft customers, the company has announced.

XLL files are similar to DLL files and provide the program with a number of advanced features, including custom functions and toolbars.

Crooks have been using XLL files in phishing attacks, successfully delivering malware, infostealers, and possibly even ransomware in some occasions.

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