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The Five Most Dangerous Email Subject Lines

by Safety Net January 3, 2014 in Security Copy Link

Websense has posted the five most dangerous subject lines used in phishing emails worldwide. Based on research by Websense Security Labs gathered between January-September 2013, the subject lines are:

1. Invitation to connect on LinkedIn
2. Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender
3. Dear Customer
4. Comunicazione importante
5. Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender

With these phishing emails, cybercriminals are attempting to fool recipients into clicking a malicious link or downloading an infected file by using business-focused and legitimate-looking subject lines. This article also included a list of the top 10 counties hosting phishing.

Here’s a link to the complete article.

Safety Net

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