Why do phishing attacks work? Blame the humans, not the technology

Phishing attacks remain a huge problem and crooks are spending a lot of time and effort to ensure that, for the potential victim, clicking on a bad link is the most intuitive and easiest thing to do. A common technique used in emails sent by cyber criminals attempting phishing attacks is to claim that the victim needs to click a link or download an attachment as a matter of urgency.

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