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Password-Protected Attachment Serves Ransomware

Attacks by macro malware carrying ransomware are growing, as we have recently reported. Since early March we have seen macro malware using high-obfuscation algorithms to hide itself from static and traditional antimalware detection techniques. Macro malware continues to evolve and use new tricks to evade detection. In addition to these evasion techniques, McAfee Labs researchers have […] The post Password-Protected Attachment Serves Ransomware appeared first on McAfee.
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