What Is Spear Phishing?

What is spear phishing? To sum it up in one sentence, it is a targeted e-mail fraud attempt that seeks out unauthorized access to confidential information from a targeted individual or organization. Spear phishing differs from regular “phishing,” with which many of us are familiar, in that it isn’t some random dude behind a computer attempting to get as much information from as many people as possible by posing as a large corporation.

It is very much on point, very target orientated, and has

Identity theft protection means being able to recognize a spear phishing attempt. Find out more about how you can recognize the signs:


Posted on October 16, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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