Business Email Compromise News, Articles and Updates

New email scam targeting accounts personnel at Fortune 500 companies

Criminals impersonate legitimate email accounts to initiate wire transfer fraud. Security researchers have uncovered an active Business Email Compromise (BEC) campaign targeting Accounts Payable personnel at Fortune 500.

96% of organisations hit in email attacks in the second half of 2017

96 percent of organisations were targeted by Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks in the second half of 2017, primarily because such attacks did not include malicious payloads or attachments.

Trend Micro: criminals now moving to attack business processes

According to Rik Ferguson, VP of security research at Trend Micro, businesses should be paying close attention to how their business operates and ensuring they secure the process, and don't allow anyone to hack it.