Visual Basic for Applications

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Visual Basic for Applications

(programming)
(VBA) Microsoft's common language for manipulating components of its Microsoft Office suite. It is used as the macro language for these applications and is the primary means of customising and extending them. A VBA program operates on objects representing the application and the entities it manipulates, e.g. a spreadsheet or a range of cells in Microsoft Excel.

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It's hard to know how a 5-line Microsoft Word macro will work in real life, let alone a 2,000-page law.
Sometime in the afternoon of March 26, 1999, word began to spread that a Microsoft Word macro virus was propagating via E-mail attachments.
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Dridex is particularly pernicious because of its use of Microsoft Word macros and encryption techniques to thwart advanced static analysis technologies, in addition to the JIT malware assembly tactics to evade network defenses," Invincea reported.
Researchers at Trend Micro have said that Microsoft Word macros are being used to spread banking malware.

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