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Social Engineering’s Role in Malicious Macros and OLE

What makes macros malware so dangerous is the fact that their authors use the macro power for creating bits of code that can download and execute malicious files when the documents are run on a victims machine. Moreover, recently even the Office object linking and embedding (OLE) capabilities have been misused to trick users into enabling and downloading harmful content.

In this video AppRiver‘s security experts focus on the ways users are tricked into triggering such hostile software.

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Dean is Features Editor at IT Security Guru. Aside from cyber security and all things tech, Dean's interests include wine tasting, roller blading and playing the oboe in his Christian rock band, Noughts & Crosses.

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