How International Scam Artists Pulled Off an Epic Theft of Covid Benefits

Covid-19 provided ample opportunities for threat actors to exploit weaknesses in online systems. In this article by NBC News, spokespeople from Agari explain how one threat actor group, Scattered Canary, used email to fraudulently claim Covid relief unemployment benefits potentially worth millions of US dollars.

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Agari’s Cyber Intelligence Division is dedicated to business email compromise (BEC) investigation and cybercrime abatement. It works closely with CISOs at global enterprises, law enforcement and other trusted partners to stop identity-based phishing and socially engineered cybercrimes.

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Fortra announced today their recognition as a “Top Player” in The Radicati Group’s Secure Email Market Quadrant, 2024. The Radicati Group’s analysis found that Fortra provides both breadth and depth of functionality while shaping the market with innovative technology and a compelling strategic vision.

In this IT Security Wire article, cybersecurity experts 

It’s difficult to control your Social Security number in the wild.

In Cyber Protection Magazine’s Crucial Tech podcast, John Wilson, Senior Fellow, Threat Research, delves into the latest research from Agari and PhishLabs by Fortra.

In his guest essay for The Last Watchdog, Eric George, Director of Solutions Engineering at PhishLabs by, expl