We sometimes hear from customers who want to know if an email which appears to be from Microsoft is real or not. If you receive an email that claims to come from Microsoft, but it contains an attachment or asks you to send passwords, user names, or financial information, it’s probably a fake. Te best thing to do is to delete it.
This week, Microsoft and other technology companies have joined forces with anti-phishing start-up Agari to help stem the tide of those fake emails.
Read this CNET article for more information about how Agari uses cloud technology to help stop phishing and other kinds of email fraud.
Get more information about how to avoid scams that use the Microsoft name fraudulently.