It may claim to be a resend of the original or an updated version to the original.

This technique could be used to pivot (indirectly) from a previously infected machine and gain a foothold on another machine, by exploiting the social trust associated with the inferred connection due to both parties receiving the original email.

Communications purporting to be from social web sites, auction sites, banks, online payment processors or IT administrators are often used to lure victims.

Attackers may gather personal information about their target to increase their probability of success.

This technique is by far the most successful on the internet today, accounting for 91% of attacks.

Whaling phishers have also forged official-looking FBI subpoena emails, and claimed that the manager needs to click a link and install special software to view the subpoena., it appears as though the URL will take you to the example section of the yourbank website; actually this URL points to the "yourbank" (i.e. Another common trick is to make the displayed text for a link (the text between the tags) suggest a reliable destination, when the link actually goes to the phishers' site.

Many desktop email clients and web browsers will show a link's target URL in the status bar while hovering the mouse over it.

Clone phishing is a type of phishing attack whereby a legitimate, and previously delivered, email containing an attachment or link has had its content and recipient address(es) taken and used to create an almost identical or cloned email.

The attachment or link within the email is replaced with a malicious version and then sent from an email address spoofed to appear to come from the original sender.

Several phishing attacks have been directed specifically at senior executives and other high-profile targets within businesses, and the term whaling has been coined for these kinds of attacks.

In the case of whaling, the masquerading web page/email will take a more serious executive-level form.

In Pagadian, in particular, there are beaches and islands that will make one believe that there is such a thing as a secluded paradise on Earth.

A nice place to start would be the Dao-Dao Islands some seven to ten minutes away from the seaport, when riding a motorboat.

Beaches like Puerto Galera, Boracay, and the various beaches in Cebu rake in tourists from around the world all year round because of their pristine and cool blue waters and fine, white-sand shores.