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Tech workers are more likely to fall for phishing emails

Thursday January 27, 2022. 11:29 AM , from BetaNews
Personnel working in IT or DevOps are more likely to click on phishing emails than those in other areas of an organization. A new study by F-Secure looks at how over 80,000 people from different organizations responded to emails that simulated one of four commonly used phishing tactics. The results show 22 percent of recipients who received an email simulating a human resources announcement about vacation time clicked, making emails that mimic those sent by HR the most frequent source of clicks in the study. An email asking the recipient to help with an invoice (referred to as CEO Fraud… [Continue Reading]

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