The FBI issued a warning about Business Email Compromise (BEC) spearphishing attacks. The FBI describes the attacks:
The schemers go to great lengths to spoof company e-mail or use social engineering to assume the identity of the CEO, a company attorney, or trusted vendor. They research employees who manage money and use language specific to the company they are targeting, then they request a wire fraud transfer using dollar amounts that lend legitimacy.
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