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Although Microsoft Excel has long been the go-to program for distributing malware among professionals, a new campaign discovered by experts at HP Wolf Security has taken it a step further. Based on an analysis of data from “the many millions of endpoints running HP Wolf Security”, the last 12 months has seen a 588% increase […]

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Websites with contact forms and comment sections, as well as discussion forums, are being used to distribute a known password-stealing malware through a compromised Microsoft Excel file. According to a new report from Bleeping Computer, an unnamed cybercrime group has been spamming contact forms and discussion boards of various sites for the past two weeks, […]

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An advanced cyber-espionage network targeting high-profile organizations and governments has recently been unveiled. The main attack method being used in this campaign is spear phishing.The spear phishing emails contain Word document or Excel spreadsheet attachments that exploit three known vulnerabilities in order to compromise computers. The vulnerabilities used are: Microsoft Excel ‘FEATHEADER’ Record Remote Code […]

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