Survey: More phishing suckers out there than we thought

Thursday, 19 October 2006, 11:52 AM EST

Phishers might be getting takers on as much as 14% of their trick messages, much higher than previous estimates by network security watchers, according to a University of Indiana study.

The university's School of Informatics simulated phishing attacks on eBay customers because they are such a popular target of online scams. The simulated attacks were conducted as part of research summarized in "Designing Ethical Phishing Experiments: A study of (ROT13) rOnl query features."

At NetworkWorld.

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