07 Jan How it really happened : NINJIO Season 4, Episode 1, You Never Call…
In NINJIO’s Season 4, Episode 1, after her husband’s wrongful arrest, Megan desperately researches what might have led to his stolen identity. She uncovers a case of Business Email Compromise, and hurries to share what she’s learned with their lawyer. When an email requesting sensitive information comes through, it’s a best practice to verify all of the details with a direct phone call prior to responding.
Reuters explains the details of the Cathay Pacific data breach and the investigation that the company faces in Hong Kong.
The American FBI released a press release calling out Business Email Compromise and potential gift card fraud.
As we approach tax season, the Forbes discusses how the US IRS warns of BEC and how it could be used to commit payroll, wire, and W2 scams.
Trend Micro breaks down different trends in BEC to help learn how to spot it and to take care of sensitive requests.
Krebs on Security discusses how other lapses in cyber security can open the door for BEC scams.