KnowBe4 Scam of the Week: *Another* New CEO Fraud Phishing Wrinkle
The bad guys are getting increasingly creative with CEO fraud and accounting scams. They are now impersonating executives within your organization and asking for financial reports, or asking employees in payroll to make changes to a bank account, or the email address in control of making edits to the bank account. These changes allow the bad guys to get money sent to an account they control.
Don’t be tricked, make sure that any request related to financial or payroll records comes from the right person! Grab the phone and give them a call to verify that the request is legitimate.
Let’s stay safe out there!
Stop, Look, and Think. Don’t be fooled.
The KnowBe4 Security Team