500% increase in phishing attacks via email06/03/2019
Business Email Compromised-BEC has been a remarkable increase 476% from 4/2017 to 4/2018. In addition, the number of Email attacks has increased significantly 226% in comparison to the previous quarter.
Email attacks are mainly used to target specific employees, mainly finance department of a company. And persuade them to send a large amount of money to third-party’s bank account which is controlled by the attackers.
According to the report of Proofpoint 4/2018, on average, companies targeted by BEC, have received 120 phishing emails, increased from 36 in the third quarter and from 21 in the second quarter.
Beside using threats such as dangerous URLs or attachments. Hackers will falsify enterprise’s domain to target and ensure everything happens exactly as they planed.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) identified since July 2018, BEC/EAC scam (electronic currency) continues to grow, the target is all types of personalities and business transactions. From December 2016 to May 2018, the global losses disclosed increased 136%. The scam has been reported in all 50 States of America and in 150 countries.
This method allows the crooks hide under multiple identities to have a larger number of targets within the same organization. Specifically, Digital Shadow company has discovered 12.5 million email inboxes and 33,000 confidential information of finance department of many enterprises has been accessed, 83% information has the same password.
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