Jigsaw, subsidiary of alphabet launched phishingquiz helping user’s to identify what’s fake, the program loads eight questions and asks the user’s to identify it is a phishing or a legitimate one.
A recent study shows nearly half of the phishing sites using HTTP links and shows the padlock icon which make’s internet user’s beleive that the website is legitimate and safe.
Spear phishing attacks are the first step of the larger cyberattacks, attackers targeted towards a specific individual, organization or business.
“The quiz created based on the security training we’ve held with nearly 10,000 journalists, activists, and political leaders around the world from Ukraine to Syria to Ecuador. We’ve studied the latest techniques attackers use and designed the quiz to teach people how to spot them.”
The best protection against phishing is two-factor, if enabled it stops attackers entering two account even if the attackers gains access to the login credentials and the second best method is to spot the phishing email at earliest.