Behavioral response to phishing risk

Tools that aim to combat phishing attacks must take into account how and why people fall for them in order to be effective. This study reports a pilot survey of 232 computer users to reveal predictors of falling for phishing emails, as well as trusting legitimate...

Decision strategies and susceptibility to phishing

This study reports on what everday user do when they come across suspicious emails. An analysis suggests people can manage risks they’re familiar with but are unable to extrapolate their strategies to deal with unfamiliar risks.