CySA+ CS0-001 – Q. 339


A threat intelligence analyst who is working on the SOC floor has been forwarded an email that was sent to one of the executives in business development. The executive mentions the email was from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), who was requesting an emergency wire transfer. This request was unprecedented. Which of the following threats MOST accurately aligns with this behavior?

A. Phishing
B. Whaling
C. Spam
D. Ransomware