Business Email Compromise (BEC) Incidents Up 200%

Published On: March 24, 2023Categories: Industry News

The number of incidents involving business email compromise (BEC) has doubled, replacing ransomware as the most common type of financially motivated cyber threat to organisations, according to new research.

The growth in BEC was linked to a surge in successful phishing campaigns, accounting for 33% of incidents where the initial access vector (IAV) could be established, a near three-fold increase compared to 2021 (13%).


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