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What Is Whaling
To hackers, a whale is a high-profile executive at a business organization or a senior official in government. As such, phishing attacks that are specifically directed at such high-level targets are known as whaling. In whaling attacks, hackers often pose as individuals at a similarly high level in an organization’s hierarchy in order to convince the target to divulge whatever information is being sought.