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A BEC attack recently analyzed by cloud incident response company Mitiga used an adversary-in-the-middle (AitM) phishing attack to bypass Microsoft Office 365 MFA and gain access to a business executive’s account and then managed to add a second authenticator device to the account for persistent access. According to the researchers, the campaign they analyzed is […]

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The FBI warned the global cost of business email compromise (BEC) attacks is $43 billion for the time period of June 2016 and December 2021. According to FBI report, 241,206 complaints were lodged by the agency’s Internet Crime Center (IC3). BEC or email account compromise (EAC) are an advanced scamming technique that targets both employees […]

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Most online services have a built-in security system that alerts you when it detects “unusual” activity on your account. For example, services send notifications about attempts to reset the phone number and e-mail address linked to the account, or the password. Of course, as soon as such messages became commonplace, enterprising cybercriminals tried to imitate […]

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