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Trends in Malicious Attachments Used in Phishing Emails


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2020-10-14 12:30:26
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People need to be familiar with the types of malicious attachments used in phishing emails, according to Lawrence Abrams at BleepingComputer. One of the most common methods of installing malware is via macros (small pieces of code) embedded in Microsoft Office documents. These are disabled by default for security reasons, but attackers craft documents to trick users into enabling macros.




People need to be familiar with the types of malicious attachments used in phishing emails, according to Lawrence Abrams at BleepingComputer. One of the most common methods of installing malware is via macros (small pieces of code) embedded in Microsoft Office documents. These are disabled by default for security reasons, but attackers craft documents to trick users into enabling macros.




Source: KnowBe4
Source Link: https://blog.knowbe4.com/trends-in-malicious-attachments-used-in-phishing-emails


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