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Cybercrime: Evil in the Emails

A 2016 cybersecurity study in Germany concluded that more than three-fourths of computer users were aware of the dangers of malicious links and malware in emails from unknown sources. Yet they clicked on those links anyway. When asked why they clicked on a link, common responses included that they were simply curious, or that they believed their workstations would protect them from malicious applications. Even cyber-security experts have been tricked into clicking on links that are in emails purporting to come from legitimate sources. read more