That Word document you just downloaded might contain malware

Cybersecurity company SonicWall has detected fresh attempts by cybercriminals to trick businesses into downloading malicious files by embedding the Golroted malware strain into seemingly harmless Microsoft Office documents. SonicWall’s CaptureLabs Threats Research Team has identified the malware in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Rich Text Format (.RTF, which is accessible using most word processing software) files being spread through phishing emails.

Link: That Word document you just downloaded might contain malware
via http://www.verdict.co.uk

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