Be On The Lookout for Office 365 Phishing Attacks

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Given the article and blog post I recently wrote on getting the most out of Office 365, I thought I should share a warning about a couple of phishing attacks that are specifically targeting Office 365 email users.Office 365 PhishingIf you receive an email with one of the following two sentences, know it is a phishing attack.

One states “two new messages concerning your security update” and the other states “two e-mails in pending status due to a recent upgrade to Microsoft databases.”

These messages contain links that initially appear to be taking you to Office 365, but in reality, the links are taking you to the hackers web sites and likely allow the hacker to gain access to your computer or install malicious code.

Like any messages with links or attachments, be sure you are 100% certain of its authenticity.  If you are even one percent unsure, don’t click or open.

Stay safe online!

 

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