Experts: Spear Phishers Crafting ‘Incredible’ Attacks, Evading Antivirus Software

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Today’s spear phishing is much more technically proficient, with attacks launched as emails that try to con the recipient into clicking a link that leads to a malicious website. This ComputerWorld article interviews several computer experts. One expert warns that “there’s a lot more data on the Internet, on Facebook, on LinkedIn, that make these emails highly believable. And the malware that they’re installing continues to evade antivirus software.”

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Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi’s manager of digital content strategy.