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Phishing is successful 45 percent of the time, says Google study

Nov 10, 2014    

Los Angeles: Certain websites included in phishing emails successfully lure users up to 45 percent of the time, according to a new Google study.Researchers at Google and the University of California, San Diego found that emails that try to trick users into handing over their information work way better than believed.Once the user reaches bogus pages, which tend to imitate legitimate sites, 14 percent of people unwittingly submit their information to hackers, Huffington Post reported.The study found that the percentage of people who get tricked was "much higher" than they expected.Res...

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