Microsoft Word ‘Macro Malware’ Viruses Are Back In A Big Way

Posted by Daniel Graziano on 29 October 2015 10:42:00 AEDT

MailGuard have recently identified and blocked a large scale run of email spam containing Word files infected by macro malware.

We can confirm at the time of report, no major antivirus vendors were detecting these documents as containing a macro virus. Whilst macro malware scams have existed for years, we have identified a large increase in their distribution recently.

Here are screenshots of some of the unique email variations we have observed:

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