WhatIs definition: Whaling

Email and Messaging Threats (spam, phishing, instant messaging)

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  • Register of Known Spam Operations (ROKSO)

    The Register of Known Spam Operations (ROKSO) is a list of over 500 professional spammers that is maintained by the Spamhaus Project, an organization dedicated to identifying and exposing spam operators. 

  • whack-a-mole

    Whack-a-mole is the pursuit of a particular person known to have sent spam. 

  • DomainKeys

    DomainKeys is an anti-spam software application in development at Yahoo that uses a form of public key cryptography to authenticate the sender's domain.