As the end of the year approaches and things calm down around the office, what better way to while away a few minutes than with a harmless Sudoku? Read More ..
Perhaps not so harmless if it's the Microsoft Excel based Sudoku generator spreadsheet that arrived in SophosLabs recently.
This spreadsheet hides a nasty secret: it contains malware.
However, rather than rely on a vulnerability to install the malware, it uses sleight-of-hand instead.
Microsoft Office includes the powerful programing language Visual Basic for Applications, accessible from Office documents as macros.