Email Server Attacks & Hacking Investigation

Email Exchange Attacks 

Human Intelligence and email attacks are on the rise, spear phishing and social engineering methods are used to steal email account user data, including login credentials. Microsoft on-site and cloud attacks are rising, Office 365 server hacks occurs when an attacker, masquerading as a trusted entity, dupes a victim into opening an email that contains a URL to share a file via sharepoint. It is common that Microsoft office 365 accounts are targeted and such attacks are classified as Spear phishing  that consist of email spoofing attacks, targeting a specific organisation or individual, seeking unauthorized access to sensitive information such as email accounts or file share.

Digitpol's Cyber and Fraud Team are certified examiners and can assist to all cases related to email server attacks, email scams and fraud. Digitpol can deploy computer forensic examiners to investigate the hack, determine how it took place and report the findings, Digitpol ensures that hackers are not active in your network and ensure your user accounts policies and rules are configured correctly to prevent further attacks. The following points are the first in each attack investigation.

  • Forensic analysis of logs using certified analysis tools, all IP and registry logs with operations such as, User Logged-In logs / User Login Failed / Inbox Rules / change of Inbox rules or policies / change passwords of user accounts  accounts involved in the attack and suspected accounts or all accounts.
  • If an account holder was hacked by content, attachment or phishing email, we can conduct forensic analysis on suspected emails, headers related to the attack, outgoing and incoming. Email Files are required in raw format (.msg or .eml files).
  • Forensic examination of targeted computers, phones, tablets, forensic analysis of devices to discover malware or active intruders.
  • Server / On-site exchange forensic analysis.

If your company has been targeted by an MS Office 365 phishing attack, we can help you, but only if you act fast!

Are you effected by a Phishing Attack? 

If a phishing attack happens to you, you need to respond quickly. Phishing attacks and email fraud can lead to major disruption and financial disasters.

If you encounter or believe that you have been the victim of online or internet fraud (i.e. phishing, fraudulent text messages etc.), please send an email to Be sure to attach any supporting documentation such as copies of suspicious emails, text messages and questionable links/URLs.

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