Business email compromise

Business email compromise is when an attacker gets access to an employee’s email account without their permission to carry out a range of attacks or scams. It can impact both the business and their clients. Here’s what you need to know to help secure your business email.

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Case study: Business compromise leads to advisory

An IT provider noticed that one of its clients was receiving emails pretending to be a recognised supplier.

The emails contained fake invoices and were attempting to trick the client into paying the invoiced amount into the attacker’s account.