If you want to hack a high profile target, spear-phishing is still the best bet. But just how do you carry it out? In the case of General Colin Powell and DNC Chair John Podesta, it was a plain old “Gmail” message. Here’s an up close look at what not to click. (Motherboard)
The phishing email that Podesta received on March 19 contained a URL, created with the popular Bitly shortening service, pointing to a longer URL that, to an untrained eye, looked like a Google link.