Intention behind supporting XLM(Excel 4.0) macro which is 30 year old technology.

GHANASHYAM SATPATHY 296 Reputation points
2021-05-01T05:42:11.557+00:00

Would like to know why Microsoft has not deprecated usage of XLM (Excel 4.0)macro from Office Products. It is 30 years old technology, and is seem to be heavily misused by threat actors in making and distributing malicious Office Documents.

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  1. Tom van Stiphout 1,606 Reputation points MVP
    2021-05-02T02:57:52.397+00:00

    Such "WHY" questions often don't make much sense in a forum that is about users helping users. We have no insights in the thoughts of the powers-that-be. Feel free to ignore options you don't like to use.

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