H1 2022: Fraudsters Use Email in Phone Scams, Targeting 89% of Organizations

From June-December 2021, Abnormal Security discovered that nearly all types of advanced email attacks grew in frequency, with a new trend of phone fraud using email as the first contact.

Cybercriminals upped their game over the last half—drastically increasing the number of business email compromise attacks and scams.

In our threat report covering data from July-December 2021, Abnormal Security discovered that nearly all types of advanced email attacks grew over the last few months, alongside an emerging trend of phone fraud that uses email as the initial attack vector.

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Download the report to discover the latest trends in the email threat landscape, with prominent statistics including:

  • 84% increase in the number of business email compromise attacks in H2 2021.
  • 72% probability of receiving a phone fraud attack each week for large enterprises.
  • 67% chance of receiving a supply chain compromise attack this half.
  • 23.9% increase in executive targeting between the first and last quarters of the year.

With details about the latest trends in phone fraud, business email compromise, and supply chain compromise, this is a report you won’t want to miss.

H1 2022: Fraudsters Use Email in Phone Scams, Targeting 89% of Organizations

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