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Cybersecurity Awareness Issue 101 Display Name Spoofing

Email is a very common means of communication inside and outside of the organization; it is so routine, we just read and reply quickly. Sadly, it is also a common way attacks occur. The screenshot below is an example of a very well-crafted attack message. The attacker used a common technique called “Display Name Spoofing,” in which they made it look like I came from someone the receiver would trust. Spoofing is defined as a situation in which a person or program successfully masquerades as another by falsifying data

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