Over the summer, a U.K. journalist asked the Trustwave SpiderLabs team to target her with an online attack. You might remember that we did the same in 2013 by setting our sites on a U.S.-based reporter.
This scenario, however, would differ from the first. The reporter, Sophie, was our only target. Co-workers, company or family were off limits. Sophie wrote about the experience from her perspective here. Below, we’ll tell the story from the perspective of Trustwave SpiderLabs, playing the role of “theoretical” attacker.