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Alice in Warningland: A Large-Scale Field Study of Browser Security Warning Effectiveness

@inproceedings{Akhawe2013AliceIW,
  title={Alice in Warningland: A Large-Scale Field Study of Browser Security Warning Effectiveness},
  author={Devdatta Akhawe and Adrienne Porter Felt},
  booktitle={USENIX Security Symposium},
  year={2013}
}
We empirically assess whether browser security warnings are as ineffective as suggested by popular opinion and previous literature. [] Key Result This indicates that the user experience of a warning can have a significant impact on user behavior. Based on our findings, we make recommendations for warning designers and researchers.

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