One of the attack methods that hackers can use is a simple Word document that they send in the mail. They use macros that are capable of executing the malicious
Microsoft has surprised key parts of the security community with its decision to quietly reverse course and allow untrusted macros to open by default in Word and other Office applications.
Microsoft has developed multiple protection mechanisms against some popular hacking variants, including the malicious use of macros. Sometimes, threat actors send Office files in which affected users must enable macros
On Monday, Microsoft announced that it has decided to disable Excel 4.0 macros by default in the latest version of the application to keep users protected against some security risks