According to a recent report by Microsoft, business email compromise (BEC) attacks can take just a few hours, with the majority of the attacks being completed within a day. BEC attacks involve an attacker using social engineering techniques to impersonate an executive or employee to trick the target into transferring funds or sensitive information. The report analyzed data from more than 2 million email accounts across 3,000 domains that use Microsoft’s Office 365 and found that these attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated and are targeting a wide range of industries. The study also revealed that attackers are using compromised email accounts to launch further attacks, making it difficult to detect and prevent BEC attacks.
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