The world's top 10 craftiest phishing lures

Phishing exploits variations on the same core themes again and again - we explore some common ones


The plain fact is phishing works - years after it first reared its head it still works with ease. Here we present a top ten list of phishing lures as compiled by email security-as-a-service firm Proofpoint. These represent the most common techniques based on their own filtering of messages. How may of us wouldn't be swayed to click on at least one of these?