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Social Engineering Fraud:  Hackers Target Business Emails

Social Engineering Fraud: Hackers Target Business Emails

Over 100,000 social engineering attacks are launched everyday on businesses of all sizes, according to a large national insurance company. 

THE SCENARIO
An accounts payable employee receives an email that appears to be from a vendor requesting that payment be made to a different account due to an on-going audit. The payment is made to the new account number…