Tags business email compromise

Researchers tie email fraud campaign aimed at Fortune 500 firms to Russian scammers

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

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

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Suspects also are under indictment in Nebraska.

How spies used LinkedIn to hack European defense companies

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

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

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

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

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Looks like we have another BEC scam on our hands.

Malicious coronavirus-themed emails are lucrative for crooks, FBI warns

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

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."

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