Tag: BEC


Proofpoint unveils new features to break cyberattack chain

September 6, 2023

Via: CSO Online

Cybersecurity and compliance company Proofpoint has announced several new features and capabilities in its security solutions to help thwart threats across the most critical stages of the cyberattack kill chain. The new capabilities, announced at Proofpoint Protect 2023, span the […]


New cyberattack tactics rise up as ransomware payouts increase

February 28, 2023

Via: CSO

While phishing, business email compromise (BEC), and ransomware still rank among the most popular cyberattack techniques, a mix of new-breed attacks is gaining steam, according to a new report from cybersecurity and compliance company Proofpoint. “While conventional phishing remains successful, […]


Ransomware, email compromise are top security threats, but deepfakes increase

August 8, 2022

Via: CSO

While ransomware and business email compromise (BEC) are leading causes of security incidents for businesses, geopolitics and deepfakes are playing an increasing role, according to reports from two leading cybersecurity companies.VMware’s 2022 Global Incident Threat Response Report shows a steady […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

How Abnormal Security combats business email compromise

May 22, 2020

Via: CSO

When looking at all the different ways that hackers can threaten networks and enterprises, flashy incidents like ransomware scams often come to mind. But a relatively new kind of attack called business email compromise (BEC) has taken the lead in […]