Not Just Criminals, But Governments Were Also Using MS Word 0-Day Exploit


Recently we reported about a critical code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Word that was being exploited in the wild by cyber criminal groups to distribute malware like Dridex banking trojans and Latentbot. Now, it turns out that the same previously undisclosed vulnerability in Word (CVE-2017-0199) was also actively being exploited by the government-sponsored hackers to spy on Russian

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http://thehackernews.com/2017/04/microsoft-word-zeroday.html
 

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