What is the issue - Scammers are adopting SMS as a communication platform for BEC attacks as mobile devices are easier to facilitate attacks.
How does this work?
“Having access to a US number also enables the actor to create a Google Voice number, which still prove to be extremely popular with non-US based cyber-gangs. Features such as being able to create personalized greetings that can be assigned to specific callers makes the use of multiple personas easy to manage,” researchers explained in a blog.
The big picture
How to stay protected?