What is business email compromise (BEC)?
A business email compromise is a spear phishing attack aimed at a controller, accountant, or book-keeper aimed at convincing them to send funds for a bogus business transaction. It’s a specific variant of spear phishing.
Spear Phishing is, by far, the most dangerous attack vector against your network.
“Vendors that specialize in content inspection will be more successful in detecting these types of attacks than those that rely on reputation.”