Hackers Baiting Victims With Word Docs: McAfee

Computer viruses come in many forms. McAfee reported on Friday that it had identified a potential zero-day threat for Microsoft Office users.

The security firm detected a vulnerability in Microsoft Office and Word that lets hackers deliver malware to a user’s computer through a Word document. Files are delivered as rich text files with a .doc extension. When users open the file, they’re connected to a remote server, which downloads an HTML file.

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