Palo Alto Networks

Visual Basic for Applications

Examining a VBA-Initiated Infostealer Campaign

While Microsoft documents that leverage malicious, embedded Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros are not a new thing, their use has noticeably increased this year, thanks in part to their simplicity and effectiveness.

Some threat actors commonly use this class of malware to drop a second stage payload on victim systems. Even though Microsoft attempts to mitigate thi...

Oct 29, 2014

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