Over 80% of the users asked during the study, are aware of “malware” and “botnet”, still, almost half of the 80% has opened up such an e-mail at some point and 46% of these, did it intentionally. Some of them did it to unsubscribe from the mailinglist spamlist (which is probably never gonna work), some to complain to the sender (probably also not gonna work) and some of them just to see what would happen and what the mail is about.
The report also shows that 44% of users on average consider themselves “somewhat experienced” with regards to email security and that it’s usually males below the age of 35, that are taking mosts risks regarding SPAM mails.
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