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Travel, education sectors most vulnerable to phishing

posted May 25, 2011, 2:35 PM by Web Admin   [ updated May 25, 2011, 2:40 PM ]
Angela Moscaritolo
May 24, 2011

Employees at organizations in the travel, education and financial services industries are most susceptible to falling for phishing attacks, according to a new study from internet security awareness training firm KnowBe4.

Researchers sent simulated phishing messages to employees at more than 3,500 small and midsize enterprises (SMEs) and found that recipients at nearly 500 companies, or 15 percent, clicked on a link contained in the message.  Follow the link above to read more.