Monday, July 18, 2016

Spear Phishing Versus Whaling

Beyond typical social engineering attacks, it's also important to know about common email attacks spear phishing and whaling. Do you know the differences between them? You should if you plan to take the Security+ exam
For example, can you answer this Security+ question:
Q. Attackers are targeting C-level executives in your organization. Which type of attack is this?
A. Phishing
B. Spear phishing
C. Vishing
D. Whaling
More, do you know why the correct answer is correct and the incorrect answers are incorrect? The answer and explanation is available here.