[ZDNet] Palo Alto warns of BEC-as-a-service

According to Palo Alto Networks ‘ researchers, business email compromise continues to be one of the leading ways cybercriminals scam victims finding an average wire fraud attempt of $567,000 with a peak of $6 million.

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