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Spear Phishing
In this lesson, the young dictator of a foreign country has a parody style movie made about him by a major motion picture company. After getting a pre-released copy of the movie, the dictator orders a cyber-attack of the highest order against the movie studio. We find out that their way in was through an HR administrator who clicked on a Phishing email that allowed the hackers into the network. Once inside, that hackers did a colossal amount of damage.

This story was inspired by the Sony Pictures breach in November 2014. Fortune Magazine has called this 'The Hack of the Century'

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SONY HACKERS USED PHISHING EMAILS TO BREACH COMPANY NETWORKS

Sony Entertainment was the victim of a spear phishing attack that was even able to reach the CEO’s inbox. This article discusses how hackers were able to send emails directly to Sony Entertainment using Apple ID information.

SPEAR PHISHING: SCAM, NOT SPORT

Spear phishing is a direct attack on a specific employee that has access to sensitive data such as human resource information. The attacker usually gains access to the employee’s information using social media. This article discusses the way hackers gain access to data so that they can then target an employee.

HACKER LEXICON: WHAT ARE PHISHING AND SPEAR PHISHING?

Phishing and spear phishing are different types of attacks although there is some overlap between the two types. This article discusses both and highlights some of the companies that are targets for spear phishing.

SPEAR PHISHING 101

Some users have heard of phishing, but spear phishing is new terminology. This article discusses spear phishing, how an attacker gets employee information, and what happens after the hacker gains access to credentials.

OMAHA COMPANY LOSES $17 MILLION TO A SPEAR PHISHING ATTACK

This article focuses on a recent successful spear phishing attack where hackers were able to convince a large company to send $17 million to a Chinese bank account.

Spear Phishing

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