The Surprising Success of Email Phishing [Infogaphic]

email phishing

Every bit of blog comment spam or phishing emails I receive, I ask myself, “Who are these people?” and “Is it really worth the effort?”

According to the infographic, below, it would appear so.

I wasn’t surprised that 156 million phishing emails are sent every day (just peak in your Gmail spam folder–there’s plenty of email phishing in there).

What really surprised me, was the 80,000 people who fall for phishing scams–every day!

Take a look:


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Let this be a reminder and warning to us all!

Be sure to click on the infographic, too, as it includes a few points on how not to get phished.

Carry on … and stay safe. 😉

[via Love Infographics]


Eric Dye

I am a blogger, business owner and lover of coffee. I spend most of my time as Programs Director for Open Church, but you'll also find me as a writer and editor for ChurchMag, as well as working on Live Theme and ChurchMag Press. All while enjoying my family and sipping espresso in Italy.

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