Criminal hackers will try almost anything to get inside a profitable enterprise and secure a million-dollar payday from a ransomware infection. Apparently now that includes emailing employees directly and asking them to unleash the malware inside their employer’s network in exchange for a percentage of any ransom amount paid by the victim company.Read More Wanted: Disgruntled Employees to Deploy Ransomware
The fact that criminals are actively using e-mail schemes to defraud public institutions, small and large businesses, and their clients can be considered yesterday’s news. Most corporate financial transactions are nowadays digital and this is leading t…Read More The Complete Guide to Business Email Compromise (BEC) and How to Prevent It
Threat actors are extremely ingenious when it comes to gaining access to users’ devices. They use various techniques to hack the data of users and these cases have seen a significant increase especially during the pandemic when more people have started…Read More Microsoft Reveals Extensive Business Email Compromise Campaign
Read our investigation of a BEC campaign that used attacker-created email infrastructure to facilitate gift card theft targeting the consumer goods, process manufacturing and agriculture, real estate, discrete manufacturing, and professional services sectors.
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Phishers targeting Microsoft Office 365 users increasingly are turning to specialized links that take users to their organization’s own email login page. After a user logs in, the link prompts them to install a malicious but innocuously-named app that gives the attacker persistent, password-free access to any of the user’s emails and files, both of which are then plundered to launch malware and phishing scams against others.Read More Malicious Office 365 Apps Are the Ultimate Insiders
Fraudsters found a way during the recent holiday season to take advantage of users’ “Out of office” messages to sneak messages into business inboxes.
Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.Read More BEC scammers take advantage of “Out-of-office” Microsoft 365 users