Microsoft to (finally) block macros to stop malware

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Microsoft will remove the one-click method of enabling macros from April. Image credit: NCSC
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Microsoft will remove the one-click method of enabling macros from April. Image credit: NCSC

Threat groups often hide malware behind macros in innocent-seeming documents, but Microsoft's proposed change should make that route less effective

Microsoft has announced that it will begin blocking Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros by default in a variety of Office apps from April 2022 - making it more difficult for threat groups to...

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