The game? Diversion of funds and wire transfers by impersonating email “from” your CEO or other executives.
The stakes? Very high – and rising.
Criminal ingenuity intersects with clever social engineering to create the frustratingly successful swindle of Business Email Compromise (BEC) – also known as Imposter Attacks or CEO Fraud.
Download this free ebook for insights on what every finance leader should know about these phishing attacks:
- Attack Techniques: How hackers camouflage messages to spoof display names, brand logos, domains and more.
- Pros & Cons of Key Defenses: What makes companies vulnerable to phishing-related losses, even as they invest in awareness training, email authentication and other technologies.
- Proactive vs. Reactive Approaches: Like other types of phishing attacks, imposter emails slip through legacy defenses. The key to stopping these emails is proactively detecting and blocking them.