How We Scammed a Scammer

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How We Scammed a Scammer

David Pickett

Scamming a Scammer

A threat group is actively targeting CPA’s and law firms in an attempt to steal valuable customer tax information. These cyber-criminals leverage the stolen information to perpetuate ongoing Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks and to file fraudulent tax returns on behalf of unknowing victims.

Our Security Analysts team decided to engage the attackers in order to gather additional intelligence related to the scheme, and subsequentially has uncovered the tactics these attackers are using to carry out fraudulent activity for BEC and tax fraud. 

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