Mitigating the risk of Office 365 account hijacking

December 10, 2018


Office 365 – the online, subscription-based version of Microsoft’s Office application suite – is one the most widely used enterprise cloud applications/services, which makes it the preferred target of attackers looking to gain access to sensitive business information.

“Once an actor has obtained credentials for an O365 account, not only can the account access be used to access documents across a user’s O365 surface (SharePoint, OneNote etc.) but it can also be used as a launchpad to carry out further compromises within an organization,” UK’s National Cyber Security Centre warns.

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