Spear Phishing: A Quick Review

January 5, 2012 fdesir 0

Spear Phishing is very common to the traditional Phishing but more targeted to a specific group. Spear Phishing is define as an e-mail spoofing fraud attempt that targets a specific organization, seeking unauthorized access to confidential data. Spear Phishing attempts are not typically initiated by “random hackers” but are more likely to be conducted by perpetrators out for financial gain, trade secrets or military information (SearchSecurity, 2005). […]