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

Posted on August 17, 2021 | Infrastructure and Data Protection

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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