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The Rising Popularity of Office 365 Among Cybercriminals

Microsoft Office 365 is growing in popularity as one of the most professional and functional cloud software suites available.  Microsoft estimates it is now being used by 1 in 5 business users, putting this cloud-based service on the radar of cybercriminals.  The greatest popularity of Office 365 resides in the financial and professional services and manufacturing sectors, which are rich with potential plunder for these criminals.

Topics: Cybersecurity Cyber Attacks Office 365

Security Update: Office 365 Phishing Attempts

We recently sent a message to our clients warning them of an increase in phishing activity. We find it to be so rampant that we wanted to make this information available to the public as well.  For help with your business IT and security contact Tabush Group.

Over the past few weeks, we noticed an uptick in ‘phishing’ emails, which appear to be from Microsoft Office 365 or other popular cloud service providers, trying to get recipients to provide their log in credentials or other sensitive information. While we employ many layers of defense from top vendors for email filtering and content security for our clients, the bad guys are hard at work trying to beat the security systems; and sometimes, these things get through.

We want to provide you scenarios that you and your colleagues should be mindful of. Always be suspicious of anything that appears out of the ordinary, including:

Topics: IT Security Microsoft Office Email Best Practices Office 365 Phishing

Microsoft Office 365 Explained: In the Cloud, Without the Fog

Here at Tabush Group we talk a lot about “moving to the cloud,” since our flagship product, Boxtop, does just that: move a firm’s desktop PCs entirely to the cloud so that users can login from anywhere, anytime, on any device, and simply begin to work. But let’s break down one of the most common ways businesses are utilizing cloud services in a more focused way: Microsoft Office 365.

Topics: Software Tips & Tricks Microsoft Office Tabush Group Office 365 Microsoft Word