Effects of Recipient Information and Urgency Cues on Phishing Detection

  title={Effects of Recipient Information and Urgency Cues on Phishing Detection},
  author={Xinyue Cui and Yan Ge and Weina Qu and Kan Zhang},
Phishing causes significant economic damage and erodes consumer trust in business communication. To better filter phishing emails, researchers have paid a substantial amount of attention to the characteristics of phishing emails. This study focused on the effects of recipient information and urgency cues on phishing detection. A total of 518 participants performed role-playing tasks in which they needed to discriminate legitimate emails and phishing emails. The results showed that the main… 

Improving Phishing Detection Via Psychological Trait Scoring

  • Sadat ShahriarArjun MukherjeeO. Gnawali
  • Computer Science
    Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on ICT, Society and Human Beings (ICT 2022), the 19th International Conference Web Based Communities and Social Media (WBCSM 2022) and 14th International Conference on e-Health (EH 2022)
  • 2022
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