Q: What is Spear Phishing (or “Spear-Fishing”)?
A: According to @LindsayPGorman, Senior Advisor for Technology Strategy for the White House, spear-phishing is sending e-mails to individuals to get you to click on a link or open an attachment that installs malware on your computer. They use Google.com-looking domain names as a big teaser.
Public Service Announcement: Just. Don’t. Do. It. (Click, that is.)