It's hard to know how a 5-line Microsoft Word macro
will work in real life, let alone a 2,000-page law.
Melissa (1999)--a Microsoft Word macro
virus that sent infected mail disguised as an "important message.
Sometime in the afternoon of March 26, 1999, word began to spread that a Microsoft Word macro
virus was propagating via E-mail attachments.
New Microsoft Word macro
- New macro automates the process of
Killer Resume' is a Microsoft Word macro
embedded in a document called "Explorer.
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).
Nuclear Virus - Another Microsoft Word macro
virus which is less common than Concept but more damaging.
McAfee has also been encouraging users to freely download McAfee protection against the new Microsoft Word macro
virus, called Winword.
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.