Tag: Microsoft Word

Closing a Word Document Could Infect Your Computer With Locky Ransomware

Cybercriminals have not given up on the idea of distributing Locky ransomware. Although most of the distribution methods in place today are being used by virtually everyone, there is a new solution being utilized¬†by a few criminals. They now distribute the Locky ransomware payload through a modified Microsoft Word file, which will only be triggered once the document is closed. This is a new¬†spin on the traditional “Word macro” distribution …
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