These 10 Phishing Emails Fooled The Most People

If you get any email with these in the subject line – beware!  These are the top 10 phishing emails that fooled the most people last year.  Emails that contain this subject lines are more likely top result in clicks than any other subjects.

#1 Phishing Email – “Subject: A Delivery Attempt Was Made”  21%

#2 Phishing Email – “Subject- Change of Password Required Immediately” – 20%

#3 Phishing Email – “Subject: Your W-2” – 13%

#4 Phishing Email – “Subject: Company Policy Update” – 10%

#5 Phishing Email  – “Subject: UPS Label Delivery 1ZBE3112TNY00015011” – 10%

#6 Phishing Email– “Subject:Revised Vacation and Time Policy” – 8%

#7 Phishing Email – “Subject: Staff Review 2017” – 7%

#8 – Phishing Email – “Subject: Urgent Press Release to All Staff” – 5%

#9 Phishing Email – “Subject: Deactivation of (email) in Process – 4%

#10 Phishing Email – “Subject: Please Read: Important from HR – 2%

Check out this great infographic on the subject.

Frank McKenna is the Chief Fraud Strategist for PointPredictive and a Fraud Consultant based in San Diego California