URL Manipulation

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Q: An attacker sends an e-mail containing a link to a website with a very similar URL as that of a major banking institution, concealing its malicious nature. The attacker hopes that the recipient will miss some difference in this URL and attempt to log in, providing a password and potentially a pin number or other account detail to the attacker. What technique has this phishing attack employed related to the URL of the website?

a. Dumpster diving

b. URL obfuscation

c. Shoulder surfing

d. Reverse social engineering

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