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Hacking Elements of SilverTerrier BEC Scheme

Business email compromise (BEC) is a cyberattack technique that uses deception and impersonation to steal money from organizations. SilverTerrier is a code name for a group of Nigerian actors participating in BEC schemes. This research by Unit 42 depicts the various hacking elements used by SilverTerrier threat actors in BEC schemes as well as other common BEC tactics.