This week’s episode of Salted Hash is a personal one, as we’re taking a look at some Office 365 phishing emails that have targeted staffers at CSO Online and CIO.com. The attempts themselves are really low quality, but they work. We’ve covered this topic a lot this quarter and since we’ve gotten questions, it’s clear some of you want to keep abreast of the situation.
This episode was filmed in late October. Since that time, there have been additional Office 365 phishing attempts, but they have started to slow down. This is a good thing, but it doesn’t mean the problem is going away. Instead, it’s more likely the unresponsive addresses are being purged as criminals adjust their delivery tactics.