Heuristic systematic model based guidelines for phishing victims

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    Abstract

    The purpose of this research is to identify factors of phishing victim based on the Heuristic Systematic Model and propose phishing awareness guidelines. In this research, the explanatory sequential mixed method is chosen. Therefore, survey and interview method been applied for data collection purpose. In summary, this research concluded that the major factors that influence user becomes a phishing victim based on the Heuristic Systematic Model are argument quality, source credibility, genre conformity, need for cognition, time pressure, pre-texting, less damage, knowledge and trust. On the other hand, the phishing awareness guidelines are proposed based on previous studies and also feedback from interviewees. Moreover, the proposed phishing awareness guidelines are expected to educate Internet users to identify phishing tricks and prevent phishing attacks in the future.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication2016 IEEE Annual India Conference, INDICON 2016
    PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    Pages1-6
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Electronic)9781509036462
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2017
    Event2016 IEEE Annual India Conference, INDICON 2016 - Bangalore, India
    Duration: 16 Dec 201618 Dec 2016

    Conference

    Conference2016 IEEE Annual India Conference, INDICON 2016
    CountryIndia
    CityBangalore
    Period16/12/1618/12/16

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    Shan, T. L., Samy, G. N., Shanmugam, B., Azam, S., Yeo, K. C., & Kannoorpatti, K. (2017). Heuristic systematic model based guidelines for phishing victims. In 2016 IEEE Annual India Conference, INDICON 2016 (pp. 1-6). [16650988] IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/INDICON.2016.7839123