Business Email Compromise Campaign Harvesting Credentials in Numerous Industries

August 24, 2017

A business email compromise campaign emanating out of Western Africa is targeting companies in a wide swathe of industries, bucking a trend of these scams focusing on wire fraud and targeting CEOs.

The criminals are using phishing emails with links redirecting victims to sites designed to harvest corporate email credentials.

Researchers at Flashpoint said it’s likely one individual or a small group working together on each phase of the attacks, which date back likely to before March and were still active as of Aug. 8.

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