Researcher Details Sophisticated macOS Attack via Office Document Macros

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  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Researcher Details Sophisticated macOS Attack via Office Document Macros
    August 5, 2020
    https://www.securityweek.com/researcher-details-sophisticated-macos-attack-office-document-macros
    Objective-See (Patrick Wardle): Office Drama on macOS
     
  2. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

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    Interesting stuff, that's why it's a good idea to never get too overconfident that hackers can't hit you. From what I understood, he could exploit MS Office without the user needing to enable macro's. And he could even escape the sandbox. I would like to see more behavior blockers for the macOS.
     
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