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Business email compromise (BEC) is a type of phishing scheme in which a fraudster attempts to trick an employee into transferring money or sensitive data. Commonly, executives, high-level employees, or well-known business associates will have their email spoofed or compromised in order to request a wire processor to conduct a fraudulent transaction. This crime is particularly stealthy because it employs social engineering techniques to manipulate users.

BEC is on the rise — and it’s often difficult to prevent because it’s very targeted. So what do you need to watch out for? Read below to learn more.
Understanding BEC Attacks
Common Characteristics
Prevention Tips

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