Invoice emails are the new Trojan horse

Receiving an email request from a co-worker to pay an invoice happens every minute, of every hour, of every day. So do fraudulent ones. Online criminals are increasingly targeting those who hold the corporate purse strings. Working from home during the pandemic, the finance department has been rich pickings for so-called business email compromise, or BEC, a type of fraud that costs billions.

Read more in the Financial Times Privacy and Fraud Special report on