Email Fraud Threat Report

Email fraud, also known as business email compromise
(BEC), is one of today’s greatest cyber-threats. These
socially engineered attacks seek to exploit people rather
than technology. They are highly targeted, sent in low
volumes and impersonate people in authority.

Email fraud preys on human nature – fear, the desire to
please and more – to steal money and valuable information
from employees, customers and business partners.

Proofpoint analysed more than 160 billion emails sent to
more than 2,400 companies spanning 150 countries.

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