Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) for SharePoint, OneDrive, and Microsoft Teams


People regularly share files and collaborate using SharePoint, OneDrive, and Microsoft Teams. With Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), the UTD community can collaborate in a safer manner. ATP helps detect and block files that are identified as malicious in team sites and document libraries.


How It Works

When a file in SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, and Microsoft Teams has been identified as malicious, ATP directly integrates with the file stores to lock that file. The following image shows an example of a malicious file detected in a library.

Display of a malicious file detected in a user's library.

Although the blocked file is still listed in the document library and web, mobile, or desktop applications, the blocked file cannot be opened, copied, moved, or shared. People can, however, delete a blocked file. Here is an example of what that looks like on a user's mobile device:

Screen to delete a malicious file on mobile device.

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