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Critical Microsoft Office patch exploited by new malware
Sophos has released details of a novel exploit that bypasses a patch for a critical vulnerability affecting the Microsoft Office file format.
New malware that abuses Windows 10 App Installer uncovered
Sophos researchers have uncovered a new BazarBackdoor attack that abuses Windows 10 App Installer to spread malware via a targeted spam campaign.
New sniper-like Python ransomware uncovered
This is one of the fastest ransomware attacks Sophos has ever investigated and it appeared to precision-target the ESXi platform.
Malicious cryptominer exploits MS Exchange Server vulnerabilities
Cybercriminals are exploiting Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities despite warnings. Attacks include ransomware and cryptomining malware. Patching is crucial.