AKBuilder is the Latest Exploit Kit to Target Word Documents, Spread Malware

Anyone running Microsoft Windows, especially with Microsoft Office or Microsoft Word, needs to be aware of three new threats to their computers. All three use exploits to deliberately corrupt files that automatically trigger bugs in Office and underlying bugs in Windows itself. Linux and Macintosh systems apparently are not affected by these malicious products.

Most anti-virus products do not yet detect these threats.

Details may be found in an article by Bill Brenner in the Naked Security web site, run by Sophos, the producer of anti-virus and other security products, at: https://goo.gl/pEzoLv.

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