• Macro malware on the rise (again)

    I have reported on the subject of macros and how I consider them a security risk multiple times on this blog (see http://www.dutchdatadude.com/macros-are-dead/ and http://www.dutchdatadude.com/keep-macros-under-control/). Also, in my talks macros are a frequent topic. Now, Virus Bulletin…

  • Keep macros under control

    I have been getting some feedback during the past three weeks (during which I was on vacation) on my post about macros, where I claim that macros are dead. Apart from the odd hateful mail from a…

  • Macros are dead

    Macros are dead. Or soon will be. Think about it: in Office 2003 when you opened a file with a macro the macro was automatically enabled and ready to run. Then with the arrival of Office 2007 things…