Tags business email compromise
Researchers tie email fraud campaign aimed at Fortune 500 firms to Russian scammers
Researchers say it's the first-ever Russian crime ring of this kind. Nigerian roots are more common.
Treasury Department sanctions six Nigerians after email scam nabs millions of dollars
Suspects also are under indictment in Nebraska.
How spies used LinkedIn to hack European defense companies
It's a cautionary tale in the use of social engineering for espionage.
Email scammer pleads guilty to defrauding Texas firms out of more than $500,000
Spending all the money in the world on high-tech cybersecurity tools doesn’t do much for organizations if they still can’t stop email scammers.
Scammers steal $10 million from Norfund, the largest sovereign wealth fund
Looks like we have another BEC scam on our hands.
Malicious coronavirus-themed emails are lucrative for crooks, FBI warns
In a public service announcement and a separate, broader bulletin, the bureau says the problem is real, and the losses to businesses and other organizations are "significant."