So, let's review the steps you need to take to keep from being victimized by this Microsoft Word vulnerability. First, keep your patches up to date. Microsoft released a patch for this way back in April. Click here to find out how to automatically patch your PC with every update.
Second, make sure your anti-virus program is current. If you don't have an anti-virus program, get one NOW! Whether you're on a PC or a Mac, you can find the best security software at the Komando.com Security Center.
And finally, NEVER open email attachments that are unsolicited or unexpected. These phishing attacks are the most common way for hackers to exploit you. If you're not familiar with phishing attacks, learn about them by clicking here.