Microsoft says that attackers are using Excel for a phishing campaign


Microsoft has talked about a new phishing campaign, and to warn you about what hacker can do it. It is said that the attack is due to a malware-infected word and Excel files that will be included in the e-mail with the subject of the small COVID-19. The company’s cyber security division, and the tracking of such campaigns seem to have started on the 12th of May. This campaign will be used to get remote access to your computer, to lure them into opening e-mail attachments. Also, Read Microsoft’s Surface Hub 2S is launched in India with a 4K resolution display, Windows 10 and more

The email claimed to be sent to the Johns Hopkins Center and will be delivered with the title, “WHO COVID-19 SITUATION REPORT”. If you use the Excel file as an attachment in an e-mail, you can see in the graph of the corona virus cases in the united states. And when you run the program, the file will be download NetSupport Manager. This is a very popular tool that is being used to enable remote access on your PC. In this case, it allows attackers to take control of what is not perfect. Also, Read Microsoft’s Surface, the Duo leak turns out to average specs, including a small 3,460 mAh battery

As NetSupport Manager and it is a legitimate remote-access tool, it has been known to be abused by attackers to gain remote access and perform commands on the compromised machines, Microsoft said. Also Read Microsoft rolls out dedicated to Family Safety app preview (iphone, ipad, Android,

For a few months now, we have seen a steady increase in the use of a malicious Excel 4.0 macros in a malware campaign. In April, this is an Excel 4.0 campaign to jump on the bandwagon and started using COVID-19-theme of lures,” Microsoft’s Security Intelligence, it is explained by means of tweets.

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More attackers are now using Covid-19-related campaigns to instill fear in the users. The reports from the various security agencies have said the number of COVID-related Urls can be registered. And he is using it in e-mail as the subject, and you do not want to.

If you want to make sure that it falls for such phishing scams, we recommend that you do not open emails from unknown senders. Also, check out the website URl before clicking on it. How to open an unknown website, you can transfer control of your PC to the attacker.


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