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So Much for Counter-Phishing Training: Half of People Click Anything Sent to Them


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Spearfishing

With a name or just a general description of some generic event, researchers were able to "spear-phish" half of their test subjects.

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Security experts often talk about the importance of educating people about the risks of "phishing" e-mails containing links to malicious websites. But sometimes, even awareness isn't enough.

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