Tags business email compromise

Email scammers stole more than $150K from defense contractors and a university, FBI says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Scammers were able to obtain fraudulent lines of credit to buy expensive technical equipment in the organizations’ names, the FBI said last week in an industry advisory obtained by CyberScoop.

‘London Blue’ cybercriminals turn to large-scale email scam

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

Criminals have used data brokers to compile a 50,000-person target list for their business email compromise scam.

Eight men arrested in alleged $15 million hacking scheme

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 11 months ago

Business email compromise undeniably pays well.

FBI announces arrest of 74 email fraudsters on three continents

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

The FBI on Monday announced the arrest of 74 people across three continents for hijacking bank transfers using email fraud.

One Nigerian man's simple phishing campaign drains thousands from corporate coffers

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

"The malware he uses is old, generic and readily available online," the researchers wrote.

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