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Posted on 2018-01-31 by Anindo Mukherejee
InQuest Deployed by DISA in the Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS)
Posted on 2017-10-14 by Pedram Amini
In reviewing the results of our Microsoft Office DDE malware hunt, (Microsoft_Office_DDE_Command_Execution.rule) we came across an interesting lure posing as an SEC Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval letter. The sample utilizes some tricks to increase chances of successful exploitation. We'll walk through the dissection of the components in this post.
Posted on 2017-10-13 by Pedram Amini
In reviewing the results of out Microsoft Office DDE malware hunt, (Microsoft_Office_DDE_Command_Execution.rule) we came across an interesting sample targeted to Freddie Mac employees. This post dives into the dissection of this well put together sample.
Posted on 2017-10-13 by Pedram Amini
Unfortunately, it appears that ransomware authors are now starting to employ the use of Microsoft Office DDE malware carriers. This post will likely be our last on DDE dissection and covers the delivery of Vortex ransomware, seemingly targeted towards Poland.
Posted on 2017-10-13 by Pedram Amini
On October 9th 2017, SensePost researchers posted a technique demonstrating macro-less command execution in Microsoft Office documents through Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE).

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