The Social Engineer’s Guide to Phishing: Part II

Spearphishing and Whaling

Spearphishing and Whaling

Recon: The Meat & Potatoes of Targeted Phishing

  • Spokeo
  • FullContact
  • WhitePages

Putting Your Work to Work

Packaging It Up For Success



  • Number of emails sent
  • Number of people who opened the email
  • Number of people who clicked the links or opened the attachment
  • Number of people who reported the email
  • Overall fail rate (number sent vs number clicked)
  • Browser & Platform stats for those that failed




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Andrew Long

Andrew Long

Manager of Product Security @ SharkNinja. I live and breathe IoT security. Avid security researcher, dedicated father, and nerdy analog electronics connoisseur.