Whaling

Larger Prey Are Targets of Phishing - New York Times:

"The tactic of aiming at the rich and powerful with an online scam is referred to by computer security experts as whaling."

Whaling! That's hilarious! And smart of these phishing people. Why waste your time going after little fish when you can snag big fish just as easily?

(This scam is coming from China or Taiwan apparently.)

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