Which attack has occurred in the situation:
An attacker does a Whois search on a target company and finds the technical point of contact (POC) and site ownership e-mail addresses. He then composes an e-mail to the owner from the technical POI, instructing him to visit a link to view the site's online statistics. Instead, the link takes you to a bogus website where your credentials are taken.
Spear phishing happens when an e-mail is delivered to a specified audience, even if that audience consists of only one individual. In this case, the attacker used recon data to build an e-mail that was more realistic to the targeted target and hence more successful.
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