A new phishing scam has hit Australia. Targeting Microsoft Office 365 users.
In the last few days many businesses and individuals have received Emails claiming to be from Microsoft. Recipients of the Email are encouraged to upgrade their accounts due to having run out of available storage space.
People following the instruction of the Email are taken to a fake Microsoft account via a link in the Email. The fake Microsoft login page steals login information.
How to avoid this Microsoft Office Scam.
What is phishing?
“Phishing is the attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details, often for malicious reasons, by disguising as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.”