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Latest Computer Virus Scam

Latest Computer Virus Scam
Greg Goudie
Written by Greg Goudie

Be advised that a Microsoft Word ‘Macro Malware’ Virus is making the rounds.

These can  be used maliciously. There was recently reported a scam in which Human Resources was the target of this macro malware scam, orchestrated by cyber criminals using fake job applications as a means to fool recipients.

If you receive one of these emails, or one of the many variations that are currently circulating, do NOT open any attachments or links within the email.

Microsoft Word warning

The macro embedded in the Word document contains a malicious Visual Basic macro. The victim is encouraged to ‘enable content’ to activate the macro.DON’T open any attachments, links or commands within the email.

 

 

 

 

 

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Greg Goudie

Greg Goudie

Greg Goudie is the Executive Director of DOME and following many years in the automotive parts manufacturing sector, has worked with mature age unemployed for the past 15 years.

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