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… Expand

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