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Cyber Cons Are Getting Increasingly Clever: You Should, Too

Anne Bisagno


Determined criminals are constantly inventing new ways to access your company bank account. Sometimes they try to break in. Sometimes they try to steal your passwords and account information. But some of their techniques are designed to get you to simply hand over the money — and these cyber cons are becoming even more common.


One con we recently became aware of involved a corporate controller who received what looked like email from the company's CFO forwarding a request from the CEO to process a wire transfer. In another case, a cyber con artist registered a domain name similar to that of a large manufacturer, then bribed an employee in the manufacturer's accounts receivable department. Click here for more on how to avoid cons like these.

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