How is cross-platform malware carried in Word docs?

Have you ever thought you have a Mac and can’t get malware from a Windows file, like a Word document, or vice versa?

According to an article by Nick Lewis, Researchers at Fortinet Inc. recently discovered a sample of cross-platform malware, a type of malware designed to infect either Windows systems or macOS systems depending on which operating system the victim is using. The malware is being spread through Microsoft Word documents. How does cross-platform malware execute on different operating systems?

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