Every e-mail owner has never missed a fake e-mail that containing malware.
This email is mostly sent by an address that was never known but was impressed as an official email from an institution or company.
Microsoft gives a warning because this unsafe thing is hidden in the form of the documents so that it can use Microsoft’s app.
Quoted from Bleeping Computer site, the e-mails that containing with malware are stored inRTF documents. It can use document apps in the Microsoft Office and Wordpad. It seems, there is a security hole in the Office that makes this file can open easily.
In the Microsoft statement on the official site, there is a security hole named CVE-2017-11882 in the two apps mentioned above. This allows file documents include the opened malware able to doing attack order, simply by opening the file.
From the view on the Bleeping Computer site, it was shown that the document is only included with letters and numbers that could not be read.
Microsoft said that the malware runs to various programs or scripts.
A collection of the scripts that run unnoticed to make the affected device download the file components needed to launch the attack. It was reported that this attack could take full control of the device.
So far, the reports revolved say that the email attacks with malware are found by the users in the European countries. The e-mail comes with documents that use various languages on the content.
Not yet known about the criminal of the spread of this malware attack, but this has happened too in 2017. Similar attacks in 2017 have been found by Microsoft. The security holes in Microsoft Office and Wordpad software has been patched.
Strangely, this happened again this year. In 2017, the attack was found mostly in the users in the Central Asia region. It is currently unknown whether the attack is still related to this year’s attack.