Tags business email compromise (BEC)

Houston man sentenced to 7 years for attempted $2 million romance scam

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The Nigerian national also must pay back nearly $900,000 to victims, a judge ordered.

Wine scams spiked during COVID-19 lockdown

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

The malicious wine-related activity "must be stopped at all costs."

BEC scammer infects own device, giving researchers a front-row seat to operations

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Not every attacker is a wizard.

Nigerian man sentenced 10 years for $11 million phishing scam

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

The sentence comes as the cost of email scams continues to plague U.S. businesses.

Accused email scammers busted in Nigeria for alleged fraud against 50,000 victims

by Tim Starks • 8 months ago

The TMT gang has compromised victims in more than 150 countries, according to Interpol and Group-IB.

Cybercriminal offers email implant software that dodges traditional security platforms

by Tim Starks • 9 months ago

What if cybercriminals could implant a malicious email rather than send it?