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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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A configurable scanning option, AMHA is a breakthrough technology that proactively detects new and as-yet-unknown Microsoft Word macro viruses without causing costly false alarms.
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Since their appearance in July of 1995, Microsoft Word macro viruses have quickly become the most common type of viruses affecting computer users.
Melissa is a Microsoft Word macro virus that appears as an e-mail attachment.
Microsoft Word macro viruses are an epidemic representing approximately 49 percent of all virus encounters (according to the National Computer Security Association-NCSA).
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Nuclear Virus - Another Microsoft Word macro virus which is less common than Concept but more damaging.
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