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How to Fight Back Against Macro Malware (Security Intelligence)

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Delivering malware, a cybercrime practice that spans every skill level and adversarial motivation, can take various forms. But all too often, malicious payloads are served up via macros in productivity files, accounting for much of the overall malware delivery around the world. Why? Organizations and webmail providers typically don’t block these types of files, and by hiding malcode inside macros, cybercriminals can conceal their intentions until a potential victim unwittingly unleashes the payload.