On Hackers ‘Password Spraying’ Office 365 Accounts

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Oct 13, 2021 04:29 am PST


Following the news that Iranian Hackers have been found ‘password spraying’ Office 365 accounts, cybersecurity experts reacted below.

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Patrick McBride
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October 13, 2021 12:33 pm

<p>Adversaries, even sophisticated actors like Iran (and other state actors), will continue to use password spraying attacks because they are cheap and effective for gaining a foothold on the target network. From there, these actors can \"live off the land\" by discovering new passwords and escalating privileges. As Microsoft advises in its analysis, \"the best way to reduce your risk of password spray is to eliminate passwords entirely.</p>

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