Scammers Access 50% of Compromised Accounts Within 12 Hours

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Jun 09, 2021 03:07 am PST

According to the latest research by Agari, 50% of compromised accounts were accessed within 12 hours and 91% of all accounts were manually accessed by threat actors within the first week. Once attackers gained access to the compromised accounts, it became apparent that they wanted to identify high-value targets who have access to a company’s financial information or payment system so that they could send vendor email compromise scams more effectively.