It’s not uncommon to see hackers target and impersonate CEOs, particularly for the purposes of socially engineering the CEO’s subordinates to make funds transfers. However, in one particularly creative effort we recently saw, the hacker impersonated a CEO and convinced an employee charged with payroll to update the CEO’s own bank account information with that of the hacker. It was only several months later, after not receiving a paycheck, that the CEO realized what happened!
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