Thursday, 11 December 2014

Word or Excel macro security for Dridex

Most of the recent spam runs containing Word or Excel macro based malware will download Dridex malware onto your system if  the attached Word/Excel managed to execute the Macro inside it.

For a while now, Office is set to block macros by default, however, the attachment may try to trick you into
enabling macros manually - so don't try to

Dridex if run,will  keep an eye on online banking activity and if is see any, will grab as much information as possible from your system, for example by taking screengrabs, grabbing the bank forms you are filling in etc.

Microsoft has a guide to Macro Security, which is well worth reading here

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