Beware phony gift card email scams: Here’s why attackers love using them

Beware phony gift card email scams: Here’s why attackers love using them

Posted July 31, 2019

Beware phony gift card email scams: Here’s why attackers love using them

Source: ZDNet
By: Danny Palmer
Published: July 31, 2019

* Two thirds of email attacks targeting the enterprise are fake gift card requests from the boss. Individual attacks don’t pocket attackers much, but widespread campaigns can be highly lucrative – and difficult to trace. * Gift card requests aren’t a new tactic, but despite having a low success rate, criminals are successfully squeezing cash out of victims by targeting large numbers of people.