[HackerNews] Best Practices to Thwart Business Email Compromise (BEC) Attacks

Business email compromise (BEC) refers to all types of email attacks that do not have payloads. Although there are numerous types, there are essentially two main mechanisms through which attackers penetrate organizations utilizing BEC techniques, spoofing and account take-over attacks.
In a recent study, 71% of organizations acknowledged they had seen a business email compromise (BEC) attack

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