PCWorld reports on IMF Hacking; ‘ spear phishing ‘

Spear Phishing
How hackers were able to penetrate the IMF’s network is still unknown.  But it appears the intrusion may have been the result of a spear phishing attack.  This kind of attack typically works by tricking an employee into clicking on a link to a malicious website or downloading a file loaded with malware.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/230157/imf_hacked_no_end_in_sight_to_security_horror_shows.html

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