Shireen M. Becker

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Spear Phishing for Dollars: Hackers masquerading as corporate executives pose a global threat to businesses

In August 2015, the FBI issued an alert describing the newest form of cyberattack: business email compromise (BEC).[1] BEC is a sophisticated mutation of the now-common spear phishing data-breach technique.[2] In a BEC scam, a hacker often impersonates a high-ranking corporate executive...

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Expecting the Unexpected: How to Prepare for, Respond to, and Survive a Search Warrant

It is a company's worst nightmare. Out of the blue, government agents appear at the reception desk armed with a search warrant, demanding access to company emails, files and other proprietary data. Employees soon notice and become increasingly anxious and agitated as agents comb through their...

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