Disable auto-run of macros on opening document
Posted Jun 21, 2007 8:29 UTC (Thu) by Cato
Parent article: BadBunny? Only if you invite it in
Better sandboxing etc will help, but how about simply disabling auto-run macros? It's hard to think of a real reason for these, and you can simply have a button saying 'setup' in a document that really needs this.
Then the most common macro virus vector, which is someone opening a document, would require a second action. Since most legitimate documents don't have macro buttons that would make a big difference to propagation of viruses.
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