|Blockchain company, Horizon, recently revealed that hackers stole $100 million in cryptocurrency. Researchers speculate the breach was the result of a “private key compromise”, where hackers obtained the password required to gain access to a crypto wallet. Spear phishing is a common technique bad actors use to compromise such credentials. In this episode, starring Robert Davi as Louie Callahan Sr., we see Louie Sr. and son on the run from law enforcement due to their latest cybercrime endeavor – attempting to steal cryptocurrency via a spear phishing attack. Watch to learn more about spear phishing and how to identify such attacks!|
What will you learn from this episode?
|1. Cybercriminals have a variety of different techniques used to carry out an attack, this is why spear phishing is commonly used. |
2. Social engineering is a fundamental tool that bad actors use.
3. Spear Phishing is a type of phishing attack that targets specific individuals.