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Nov 1 2017   10:13PM GMT

spear phishing

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Spear phishing is an email-spoofing attack that targets a specific organization or individual, seeking unauthorized access to sensitive information. Continued…

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“Spear phishing is another core problem for corporations. Cybercriminals use targeted spear phishing of corporations’ emails as one of their most common attack vectors.” – Ben Cole

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The phishing email warned that unless I updated my contact information, my eBay account would be _________.
a. canceled
b. cancelled
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