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Microsoft blocked malicious macros, but hackers have found another way

July 29, 2022

Via: Techradar

Now that macros in downloaded Microsoft Office files are officially dead(opens in new tab), it was only a matter of time before hackers came up with a new scheme.

According to cybersecurity experts Proofpoint, they’ve found not one, not two, but three new methods to get victims to download malware.

The company’s latest report says that instead of macro-laden Office files, which are now on a significant decline, crooks are going for container files, shortcuts, and HTML files.

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