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Kerby Rigaud has pleaded guilty to using BEC attacks in attempts to steal more than $1 million from US businesses.
Ransomware and business email compromise attacks could be 'devastating' for charities, says tech security agency.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The effectiveness of the recent round of business email compromise attacks depends on poor email security and poor invoicing practices.
Attackers allegedly based in Nigeria have stolen approximately $5M from Fortune 500 companies in a sophisticated email campaign.
A new business email compromise campaign targets financial transactions tied to Fortune 500 firms.

Spam and phishing in 2017

The share of spam in email traffic in 2017 fell by 1.68% to 56.63%.

The lowest share (52.67%) was recorded in December 2017.

The highest (59.56%) belonged to September.
In 2017, the Anti-Phishing system was triggered 246,231,645 times on computers of Kaspersky Lab users as a result of phishing redirection attempts.
Business email compromise is projected to skyrocket as attackers adopt sophisticated techniques to dupe their victims.