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Cybersecurity for Lawfirms

Network In Review: Research & Planning; Whaling Attacks

You might have heard of phishing and even spear phishing, but what about whaling? Despite the reference to nautical themes, they all refer to various types of cyber attacks that aim to hook you as the hapless fish. Whaling attacks can be particularly dangerous.

You might have heard of phishing and even spear phishing, but what about whaling? Despite these names’ nautical themes, they all refer to various types of cyber attacks that aim to hook you as the hapless fish.

Whaling attacks can be particularly dangerous. But before we get into what this is all about, you’ll need some background on the other types of online attacks that make up the main parts of whaling.…

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