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How to avoid Phishing, Spear Phishing, and Whaling

How to Avoid Damage From Phishing, Spear Phishing, and Whaling

“Phishing,” “spear phishing,” and “whaling” are not misspellings of aquatic sports. These words describe costly, illegal activities that use human engineering to steal, ransom and blackmail for profit, and Perficient’s information technology experts urge everyone to be aware of the distinctions and the dangers. Phishing is a fraudulent attempt, primarily made through email, to steal […]