How to recognize a targeted malware/phishing attack

Haythem Elmir

I received an email pretending to be from my hoster Strato (known as Cronon AG) telling me that my domain I have for my IT Consulting business has been suspended because of complains they received.

This kind of email is called “Spear Phishing”: it targets only certain users that have a proven connection to the attacked brand or company. In this case, I am clearly a customer of Cronon AG because the WHO IS information shows this. (see below)

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