You say you can smell phish in your in-box?

Discovering that your online street smarts aren't up to snuff has got to sting, yet more than a half-million individuals have unflinchingly summoned the courage to take MailFrontier's Phishing IQ Test since July 2004. Test takers are asked to scan 10 real-life e-mail messages and judge whether each is a phishing attempt or legitimate commercial correspondence.

Because we thrive on danger in the news profession, I made two decisions last week: I'd take the test myself; and I'd reveal the results here no matter how abysmal my score. Taking a stab at the MailFrontier Phishing IQ Test

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 5th December 2005 7:25AM