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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…

Quote of the Day

“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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Trending Terms
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Writing for Business
The phishing email warned that unless I updated my contact information, my eBay account would be _________.
a. canceled
b. cancelled

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