are highly common these days, and companies have been trying everything possible in order to mitigate risks involved with such a growing number of cybersecurity threats. As the world has shifted its focus towards the widespread adoption of digital products and services, the industry has realized the need to keep the experience as much private and secure as possible.
Review and unblock Forms flagged for phishing
That said, Microsoft is working to introduce a new Anti-phishing mechanism in Office 365. It will allow Office 365 admins to prevent the spread and misuse of Microsoft Forms that enable phishing and malicious harvesting of private and sensitive user data. The feature – Microsoft Forms phishing attempt review – is releasing soon.
Microsoft Forms allows users to create surveys, quizzes, and polls on the Internet. With Microsoft Forms, you can also invite others to respond to forms using almost any web browser application or mobile device. Responses are recorded in real-time. You can also make use of built-in analytics to evaluate responses. Furthermore, Forms users can export results to Excel for additional evaluation and analysis.
Recently, Microsoft expanded the availability of Microsoft Forms to individuals.
According to an official roadmap entry seen by TheWindowsClub, Microsoft Forms is allowing users to review and unblock forms or users detected and blocked for potential phishing.
“When managing Microsoft Forms, IT admins now have two options in response to possible phishing: you can either click “unblock” or “confirm phishing”, a new option that is now available,” Microsoft said.
IT admins will be notified about their Microsoft Forms that have been detected and blocked for potential phishing. Admins need to sign in to the Microsoft 365 admin center at admin.microsoft.com and navigate to the Message center and look for the notification, Prevent/Fix: Microsoft Forms Detected Potential Phishing.
If you want to review blocked forms, you simply need to click on the Forms admin review URL link in the notification. You can select whether to unblock it or validate its phishing attempt.
This feature is slated for November 2020 release.