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Word DDE ransomware

Postby Pyrrho » Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:10 pm

https://threatpost.com/necurs-based-dde ... re/128554/

Last Friday, researchers at SensePost disclosed that a number of document-based attacks have been installing malware using DDE. They disclosed their findings to Microsoft in August and Microsoft said in late September that DDE was a feature and no further action would be taken.

SensePost said that a proof-of-concept exploit for this situation suppresses language in a dialog box that could ward off a user from starting an executable.

“The second prompt asks the user whether or not they want to execute the specified application, now this can be considered as a security warning since it asks the user to execute ‘cmd.exe’, however with proper syntax modification it can be hidden,” SensePost said.
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