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On April 8th, it was revealed that there was a 0-day exploited for Microsoft word. This exploit could allow a hacker to install malicious software on your computer. As of April 11th, it is already being reported that a form of Malware is using the exploit to install a Dridex banking trojan. Microsoft is supposed to be release a patch for the software on April 11th. Until your computer is patch, be careful opening any word documents received through emails or downloaded online. While opening a document, it prompts you that this document may contain programs, macros, or viruses. You should cancel opening the document.

If you have any questions, please contact the DECS Support office at support@egr.msu.edu.

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