If you’ve made the move to Office 365 as your hosted email solution, your email is likely to be filtered using its Exchange Online Protection (EOP), which works to intercept and remove malicious content before it reaches your inbox.
The features and benefits of Office 365 are undeniable, allowing business owners and employees to access email and data from anywhere in the world via the cloud.
However, organisations transferring their operations to the cloud face a number of security implications - in particular, data access and defence against cyber threats like spam and malware.
Fortunately Office 365 features a range of security benefits, shown below, which help to mitigate risk.
MailGuard has successfully blocked another attempt by cyber criminals to spread malware through a targeted email campaign posing as Australia Post.
MailGuard have recently identified and blocked a large scale run of email spam containing Word files infected by macro malware.
We can confirm at the time of report, no major antivirus vendors were detecting these documents as containing a macro virus. Whilst macro malware scams have existed for years, we have identified a large increase in their distribution recently.
Here are screenshots of some of the unique email variations we have observed:
MailGuard have successfully identified and blocked an email malware scam circulated by cyber criminals impersonating DHL today.
This outbreak has been widely distributed alerting the email recipient of a package which has been supposedly dispatched to be delivered to them.
The Internet of Things, brings many amazing opportunities, but also a higher risk that personal and commercial information will be misused, stolen or critical networks disrupted.
MailGuard have successfully identified and blocked an email crypto ransomware run by cyber criminals impersonating Australia Post today.
MailGuard have identified and successfully blocked another zero day malware scam purporting to be from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).
In Part 2 of this blog series, we touched on the topics of malware variants and what level of support is needed from your email security provider to keep zero-day spam and phishing scams at bay. For the third installment, we explored why the current cyber threat environment necessitates a multi-layered security alert system – the only true antivirus solution.
The Internet isn’t a safe place, and it isn’t getting any safer.
MailGuard have identified and successfully blocked a phishing email scam purporting to be from the Australian Government Department of Human Services (DHS).
As discussed in Part 1 of this four-part series on partnering with the best cloud email security provider, you must ask the right questions to determine if your provider offers premium services or if it is still leaving your business susceptible to spam and malware attacks.
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