Researchers use ChatGPT to generate malware and phishing mails
Researchers used ChatGPT to write malware scripts and generate phishing emails. The AI model has since been updated to prevent abuse.
ChatGPT is in the spotlight. OpenAI, the model's developer, recently made the technology publicly available. ChatGPT generates texts and code based on queries. In... Read more
Microsoft faces criticism for reactivating VBA macros in Office
Microsoft's decision to unblock VBA macros in Office 365 has not been to everyone's liking. Security experts consider the move to be a big mistake.
Microsoft recently decided to enable Visual Basic Application (VBA) macros in Office 365 by default. VBA macros allow end users of Office 365 to add... Read more
Microsoft reverses decision to block Office macros by default
While Microsoft claimed it would block VBA macros on downloaded documents earlier this year, the company recently announced it will roll back the change until further notice.
The tech giant had a change of mind due to customer feedback, according to a report in BleepingComputer. The company fail... Read more
An almost decade-old bug in Microsoft’s 64-bit VBA causes complaints
A compiler bug in 64-bit Visual Basic for Applications on Windows has been present for years, according to a complaint by a user, and is responsible for preventing migration to 64-bit Office. The problem was reported by a StackOverflow user and is found in code that runs correctly in 32-bit VBA but... Read more