Hackers Exploit Recently Disclosed Microsoft Office Bug to Backdoor PCs


A recently disclosed severe 17-year-old vulnerability in Microsoft Office that lets hackers install malware on targeted computers without user interaction is now being exploited in the wild to distribute a backdoor malware.

First spotted by researchers at security firm Fortinet, the malware has been dubbed Cobalt because it uses a component from a powerful and legitimate penetration testing


Source: TheHackersNews Hackers Exploit Recently Disclosed Microsoft Office Bug to Backdoor PCs