Ransomware attackers targeted app developers with malicious Office docs, says Microsoft

Microsoft has detailed how it recently saw hackers exploiting a dangerous remote code execution vulnerability in the MSHTML aka Trident rendering engine of Internet Explorer through rigged Office documents and targeted developers. Microsoft security researchers discovered the flaw being actively exploited on Windows systems in August and this week’s Patch Tuesday update included a patch for the previously unknown bug, tracked as CVE-2021-40444.

Link: Ransomware attackers targeted app developers with malicious Office docs, says Microsoft
via http://www.zdnet.com

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