Analysis of the vulnerability of IT system users to a phishing attack


Abstract

This article presents an analysis of users' vulnerability to phishing attacks. The study was carried out using a self-prepared attack. A phishing attack was carried out on a group of 100 people. The subjects were divided into two groups of 50 people. The first group was attacked from a private, trusted account. The second group was attacked from a foreign email address. The attacked people were asked to complete the survey, its results and conclusions are presented in this article.


Keywords

network security; network attacks; phishing

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Published : 2020-06-27


Grzebielec, S. (2020). Analysis of the vulnerability of IT system users to a phishing attack. Journal of Computer Sciences Institute, 15, 164-167. https://doi.org/10.35784/jcsi.2049

Szymon Grzebielec  szymon.grzebielec@live.com
Lublin University of Technology  Poland