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Top 3 Worst Phishing Attacks from 2021

1️⃣ FBI BEC Breach Alerts 🕵️

Beware of messages impersonating the United States Department of Homeland Security, titled, “Urgent: Threat actor in systems”. In November cybercriminals used a BEC scam with an FBI email address to impersonate the US. Dept. of Homeland Security.

2️⃣ COVID-19 Impact Funding 🦠

Cybercriminals realize that the pandemic is not over and many are struggling with the financial impacts from COVID 19. Criminals are impersonating businesses and government labor departments with fake lures regarding impact payments.

3️⃣ Monthly Balance Increase Alerts 💸

Threat actors are sending text messages about fake billing alerts regarding monthly payment increases.

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