Hackers Sneak Into Microsoft Teams to Spread Malware | Sync Up


Hackers Sneak Into Microsoft Teams to Spread Malware | Sync Up

With 62 percent of businesses operating partially or fully remote, collaboration tools, like Microsoft Teams, have become a necessity. Unfortunately, hackers are fully aware of this software’s importance and have once again found a new means to distribute malware to the platform’s millions of users. We’ll provide you with the details on this new attack and what you can to do prevent against it as we sit down and sync up with Rocket IT’s weekly technology update.

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In this episode, you’ll hear about:

  • How hackers are sneaking into Microsoft Teams chats
  • Why the number of attacks within Microsoft Teams have increased
  • Why you should watch out for files labeled “User Centric”
  • To role of social engineering in this new hacking method
  • Why traditional cybersecurity can’t prevent attacks in Microsoft Teams
  • How to proactively mitigate attacks with application whitelisting, endpoint detection and response, and phishing testing

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Host: Chris Swinson