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Communication, Media & Learning Technologies Design
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Hooked by Phishing: Anti-Phishing Education with a GameTenzin Doleck, M.A. Communication and Education
Phishing, a deception technique via spoofed emails to gather sensitive information from unsuspecting users, has become a significant threat. The Internet’s medium of supporting effortless content creation and distribution has exacerbated the problem for users and institutions. Users who are able to equip themselves with basic knowledge about phishing emails can help avoid falling victim to phishing attacks. This paper presents a game aimed at helping players learn about and identify phishing emails.