All businesses targeted by CEO phishing scams - losses estimated at $5.3bn

Nicholas Fearn
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Lack of payload make many phishing emails hard to block, warns Agari

Almost all organisations are being peppered with phishing emails - also known as business email compromise (BEC) scams - intended to hook unwary executives.  That's according to a survey by secu...

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