Risks of Malware Infection via Microsoft Office

  Today, the Department of Homeland Security released a statement about an increased risk of macro-based malware through Microsoft Office products.  I imagine that some of you are saying "what", "huh", "blah"...moving on to another article.    DON'T GO JUST YET, IT'S IMPORTANT! Macros are basically used to automate tasks inside Microsoft Office such as Word and Excel.  When opening a file that has macros, the Office application will provide you with this prompt: A cyber criminal can create…