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Attack Date: May 19, 2022
Employee Impersonation Payroll Diversion BEC Attack
This text-based BEC attack impersonates an employee using a spoofed email address, a personalized email subject, and a free webmail account to divert payroll deposits to a fraudulent account.
DD Update [Impersonated Employee Name]
Please i will need your assistance in updating my banking details for payroll. I'm now with another bank and i do not want to lose my next paycheck.
I have my new bank details to take effect next payroll.
[Impersonated Employee Name]