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All Phish are Not Created Equal: The Evolving BEC Scam

Posted by Lindsey Havens on Oct 13, '16

To further our Cyber Security Awareness Month initiative in helping you be #CyberAware, we want to focus on a specific type of phishing tactic that has gained popularity in the last few years: Business Email Compromise, commonly referred to as "BEC."  As cybercriminals evolve their attack methodologies, they have learned from their mistakes and BEC is an unfortunate example of how they are circumventing technology defenses and exploiting organizations' greatest vulnerability: employees.  

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Topics: BEC, business email compromise, Cyber Security Awareness Month

Olympic Vision Keylogger and BEC Scams

Posted by Eris Maelstrom on May 24, '16

During a recent analysis of a business email compromise (BEC) scam, we observed a lure attempting to install the Olympic Vision Keylogger. Further research determined that this keylogger and the accompanying Olympic Vision Crypter were used in a larger campaign, targeting multiple organizations using a variety of different lures, including invoice lures and shipment confirmation lures. This campaign appears to be originating out of South Africa, utilizing both maliciously registered free domains as well as compromised domains.

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Topics: Malware, Threat Analysis, Threat Intelligence, BEC, business email compromise

   

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