Business Email Compromise: Infographic

Business Email Compromise 

It’s important that your employees know how to recognize phishing emails. However, business email compromise (BEC) scams are more sophisticated than traditional phishing attacks — and much harder to detect.

Unlike typical phishing emails that are characterized by unknown senders, grammar and spelling mistakes, and suspicious links and attachments, BEC emails appear to come from familiar entities. 

The most common BEC scams are ones that impersonate a company’s CEO or financial adviser to request fake wire transfers. Your business could suffer major financial losses if it fell victim to a BEC attack. Most often, BEC scams are not discovered until it’s too late. As a result, lost funds resulting from the scams are nearly impossible to recover.   Continue reading

Tinder Warns Users of Latest Bot Scam

What happened?

Tinder announced that a new scam is targeting its users to inadvertently subscribe them to adult websites that charge hefty fees. This scam operates under the pretense that a user enters his or her personal information, along with payment card data, to verify that their account is legitimate. In theory, verification could help ease the many fears and anxieties users may have about online dating, especially before meeting in person. Continue reading