Phishing: Office365 Validate Your Account

Description of phishing campaign

Users may receive an email stating that their Office365 mail is out of date and that messages may not be able to be sent/received until the user validates their mailbox.

Phishing characteristics

  • Wrong SMTP from email address
  • Cheesy color schemes (not consistent with official Office365 communications)
  • Poor grammar and spelling
  • Link to non-Microsoft domain

Recommended action

Do not click/visit any links in this message.  Delete immediately.

Original email message