A spear-phishing attack vector is an e-mail attack scenario that is used to send malicious mails to target/specific user(s). In order to spoof your own e-mail address, you will require a
sendmail server. Change the
config setting to
SENDMAIL=ON. If you do not have
sendmail installed on your machine, then it can be downloaded by entering the following command:
root@bt:~# apt-get install sendmail Reading package lists... Done
Before we move ahead with a phishing attack, it is imperative for us to know how the e-mail system works.
Recipient e-mail servers, in order to mitigate these types of attacks, deploy gray-listing, SPF records validation, RBL verification, and content verification. These ...