Security: Microsoft Word Vulnerability

Multiple security companies have reported an exploit in the wild infecting users with the Dridex Trojan. When recipients open the document, the exploit – if successful – is used to carry out a series of actions that lead to the installation of Dridex botnet ID 7500 on the user’s system.

All users should always be extremely careful when opening any attachment in email and should apply the patch expected to be provided by Microsoft tonight.

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