Threat Actors Take Advantage of Exchange Online and Outlook on the Web with New Levels of Sophistication

New insight from Accenture Security highlights specific ways attackers are changing their tactics to make Microsoft’s email platform a tool rather than an obstacle for phishing attacks. We all tend to think... Read more »

The Geography of Business Email Compromise

Researchers at Agari have released a report on the global distribution of business email compromise (BEC) actors, and determined that 25% of these criminals are operating from within the United States. This... Read more »

CEO Fraud Wire Transfer Losses Soar 48% in Q2 2020

Business email compromise attacks—aka CEO Fraud— have taken shape this year, and according to Agari wire transfer losses have significantly increased by 48% in Q2 2020. The average losses of these attacks... Read more »

Financial Advisor Fined After Falling for BEC Scam

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) fined and temporarily suspended a financial advisor working for UBS after he was tricked into transferring $511,870 from a client’s account in a CEO fraud scam,... Read more »