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Exploit.OfficeWMIAbuse is Malwarebytes' detection name for attempts at malicious usage of Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) by macro exploits.
Exploit.OfficeWMIAbuse monitors, detects, and blocks attempts at malicious usage of WMI by macro exploits. WMI is the infrastructure for management data and operations on Windows-based operating systems. WMI allows scripting languages (such as VBScript or Windows PowerShell) to manage Microsoft Windows personal computers and servers, both locally and remotely. A macro is a set of commands that application users group together and save, so they can execute it with a single command or keystroke.
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