Don’t Blame Employees who fall for a BEC scam!

The BBC reports that a media company based in Scotland is now suing a former employee who fell for a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scam. In the scam, the employee received emails which appeared to be from the managing director and requested wire transfers. The employee worked with her line manager on the first payment…
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It’s Everyone’s Job to Ensure Online Safety at Work

As part of our effort to support National Cyber Security Awareness Month I wanted to provide information on the need for everyone within a business to be aware of their role in keeping the organization safe from cyber attacks.  Let’s discuss some of the areas where we see existing organizations employees may be lacking in…
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The BEC List: Helping Thwart Business Email Compromise through Collaboration

Today, the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG) gave the JD Falk Award to the Business Email Compromise (BEC) List. The BEC List comprises cybersecurity firms, researchers and internet infrastructure companies that help deal with cybercriminal activities and schemes. The JD Falk Award is given to individuals or groups whose meritorious work has…
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This Week in Security News: Tracking and Hacking

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days.  This week, Google revealed a secret deal with Mastercard that allows it to track what users buy offline. Also, Senate and House representatives warn that regulation may be coming for…
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