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Phishing the Big Fish

When fishing, you of course go for the big fish. The bigger, the better. Same goes for phishing. You go for the executives, not the rank and file, because the execs have the resources, the connections and the bigger bank accounts. However, when fishing, you never know what you’re going to get, unless you’re familiar with the waters…
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156 High Ranking Employees Caught in Whaling Phishing Scam

Attacks against high ranking employees of organizations, also known as whaling phishing, remains a persistent threat in 2020. Typically, senior-level employees have greater decision-making privileges and can take action without seeking permission. This makes higher-ups a potentially lucrative target for cybercriminals who can successfully execute…
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