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Retro Macro Viruses: They're Baaack

Malicious Virtual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros are back, this time using social engineering to trick users into opening infected attachments, says Sophos.

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Henrisha
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Henrisha,
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7/9/2014 | 1:25:43 PM
Re: Training nightmare
This is definitely a nightmare. But I'm hopeful that past experience will at least help or make the load lighter for those who have to go through training again. More information, more case studies--hopefully these will make a difference.
Lorna Garey
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Lorna Garey,
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7/9/2014 | 12:31:00 PM
Training nightmare
The concept that all old attacks can be new again at any time must be a nightmare for those charged with doing security training. People can absorb only so much information, after all. Sure there are some evergreen general guidelines, but I don't envy those who must decide what to include and what to drop to keep training sessions of manageable length.
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