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May 10, 2013

Longlining … The 2013 Social Engineering Threat

I came across another great InfoGraph today from proofpoint on “Longlining” and I thought I would share it. This approach uses more targeted phishing emails along with various techniques in an attempt to avoid detection. 

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    About the Author

    Dale Pearson
    has worked in IT since 1998, Infosec since 2004, and studied and performed hypnosis, mentalism etc since 2009. Dale is a full time Red Teamer with a love of social engineering and qualified hypnotherapist. He spends a great deal of time researching the various skills and techniques that make up the art and science of Social Engineering.




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    1. […] This quick post shows the Longlining Infograph provided by proofpoint. This is a more targeted phishing attack utilising multiple types of attack, including zero day exploits.  […]


    2. […] This quick post shows the Longlining Infograph provided by proofpoint. This is a more targeted phishing attack utilising multiple types of attack, including zero day exploits.  […]



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