Microsoft’s threat intelligence detected an average daily 156,000 business e-mail compromise attempts in past one year


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Microsoft Threat Intelligence detected and investigated 35 million Business Email Compromise (BEC) attempts with an average of 156,000 attempts daily between April 2022 and April 2023, the tech giant revealed on Friday. Microsoft also observed a 38 per cent increase in Cybercrime-as-a-Service targeting business email between 2019 and 2022.