Spear Phishing is a targeted form of phishing attack where attackers acquire useful information about the victim through research, social engineering and other means. Unlike the phishing attack, the spear phishing attack is more powerful since it is built around information gathered about a specific group or individuals. The attackers behind spear phishing are sometimes able t0 spoof an email address, creating customised email subjects and content to aid in tricking the individuals to open an attachment or click links containing malicious code to be executed in the background…

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