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MailFrontier Phishing IQ Test – UK Edition


Below are 10 suspect “phish” emails – all actually received by real people like you. The question is:  if you received one of these emails in your inbox – what would you do?

To take the test, click on each link below to see the email.  Then read it, review it, and decide if it's legitimate or a "phish" (fraudulent).  For the purposes of this test you will not be allowed to follow links. The URL shown on the status bar at the bottom of the email is what you would see if you "rolled over" the suspect link.  

When you're done with all 10 questions, click "Get Your Score" to find out how well you did. Good luck!

1: Halifax

Legitimate
Phishing Fraud
No Answer


2: Cross Country Bank

Legitimate
Phishing Fraud
No Answer


3: Visa

Legitimate
Phishing Fraud
No Answer


4: Lloyds

Legitimate
Phishing Fraud
No Answer


5: MSN

Legitimate
Phishing Fraud
No Answer

6: Barclays

Legitimate
Phishing Fraud
No Answer


7: Amazon

Legitimate
Phishing Fraud
No Answer


8: Paypal

Legitimate
Phishing Fraud
No Answer


9: eBay

Legitimate
Phishing Fraud
No Answer


10: Paypal

Legitimate
Phishing Fraud
No Answer



  5.7 Billion - Number of phishing emails sent each month (APWG)

$1,200 - Average loss to each person sucessfully phished (FTC)

13,228 - Average number of unique phishing attacks per month (APWG)

3,431 - Average number of phishing web sites each month (APWG)