BLOG

« Return to the previous page

The Five Most Dangerous Email Subject Lines

by Webmaster 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.

Webmaster

Similar Articles

"Apple Care" Vishing Attacks

October 16, 2018 in Blog, Security

Jenni

Executive Assistant & Communications Specialist

Latest Hacker Scam - Posing to be Your Vendors

October 11, 2018 in Blog, Security

Jenni

Executive Assistant & Communications Specialist