Brits fail online phishing test

Monday, 11 April 2005, 3:27 PM EST

A week after the publication of an online phishing quiz to educate internet users about fraud, the first results show that over 90 per cent of us are at risk.

The Phishing IQ Test mixes actual phishing emails with letters from legitimate online providers. So far nearly 12,000 people have taken the test in the UK, and 92 per cent got at least one answer wrong.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Why collaboration is crucial in the battle for IT security

Guy Wertheim, the CTO at Comilion, talks about the importance of collaboration and data sharing in the battle for increased security.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Wed, Sep 2nd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //