Cybercriminal Minds - Evolving BEC Attack Tactics During Shelter-in-Place


Cybercriminal Minds: Evolving Business Email Attack Tactics from Lockdown through to Return to Work

COVID-19 not only impacts our lives but also affects cyber threat landscape, which continues to be dominated by coronavirus-related activities. Proofpoint Threat Research team has observed more and more business email compromise (BEC) and email account compromise (EAC) scams leveraging coronavirus lures. In addition, attackers have come up with more sophisticated tactics to trick their targets into making fraudulent wire transfer.
Join our Proofpoint experts to learn more about:

  • The current state of COVID-themed BEC/EAC scams
  • New BEC tactics targeting organization’s supply chain
  • The differences between BEC and other tactics, such as malware and cred-phish
  • Why threat actors choose a certain attack tactic and the psychology behind criminal minds.