140. Email scams are getting more personal
Dr Gareth Norris

Hand typing on laptop.

Social media is making it easier for scammers to send tailored emails (spear phishing) and more difficult to spot.

The data that we share in posts and comments gives clues about our lives including our relationships with others. Psychology plays an important role, and understanding this helps us to protect ourselves.

The Conversation - Email scams are getting more personal – they even fool cybersecurity experts

Further Information

Dr Gareth Norris

Academic Department

Department of Psychology