Office365 Fake Login Page – Remove It from Your PC and Browser

This article has been created to explain what is the Office365 scamming redirect which aims to steal your Office365 credentials from your computer.

A new form of phishing attack has been detected to be introduced in the same theme as ProtonMail, but display prompt that asks the victim to enter his or hers Office365 credentials to login. The phishing is believed to originate from a suspicious browser extension, an unwanted program installed on the victim’s computer that displays advertisements or even a Trojan type of malware with adware capabilities. If you see the Office365 popping up on your web browser, we do advise that you focus on immediately taking actions towards removing this scam from your computer.

Threat Summary

NameOffice365 “Virus” Page
TypePhishing Redirect / Unwanted Program
Short DescriptionAims to modify the settings on your web browser in order to get it to cause browser redirects to a fake Office365 login page.
SymptomsYour browser may experience automatic redirects to a web page that asks you to sign in Office365 with your username and password..
Distribution MethodBundled downloads. Web pages which may advertise it.
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Office365 “Virus” – How Did I Get It

One of the main way via which programs that cause redirects to web pages, like the Office365 scam is believed to be via software bundling operations. These types of activities often involved third-party programs that are often downloaded by users. Such programs include drivers, media players, downloaders, converters and any other free helper program you can think of. They often come embedded with ad-supported programs and PUPs which are cleverly masked as a seemingly legitimate software that (Read more...)

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum | SensorsTechForum.com authored by Vencislav Krustev. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/office365-fake-login-virus-remove-it-from-your-pc-and-browser/