Russian ‘Fancy Bear’ Hackers Using (Unpatched) Microsoft Office DDE Exploit

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Cybercriminals, including state-sponsored hackers, have started actively exploiting a newly discovered Microsoft Office vulnerability that Microsoft does not consider as a security issue and has already denied to patch it.

Last month, we reported how hackers could leverage a built-in feature of Microsoft Office feature, called Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE), to perform code execution on the

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