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In 28% of the cases consumers fall for phishing e-mail

Anti-spam firm MailFrontier Inc. showed 1,000 consumers examples of phishing e-mail as well as legitimate e-mail from companies such as eBay and PayPal.

Anti-spam firm MailFrontier Inc. showed 1,000 consumers examples of phishing e-mail as well as legitimate e-mail from companies such as eBay and PayPal. About 28% of the time, the consumers incorrectly identified the phishing messages as legitimate.