The winner of our inaugural Double Barrel Throwdown is @_tdudley. Her scenario leveraged curiosity, posing as a recruiter the email entices the recipient to click a link to find out about a lucrative job opportunity. This original idea was persuasive (who isn’t curious about an exciting job opportunity?) and realistic (recruiters send out emails like this all the time to corporate email addresses). Overall, the decision was not easy, but her entry stood above the rest when judged against our criteria: originality, persuasiveness, and realism.
One of the great things about the IT Security industry is the intelligent, creative, and interesting people who work in this field. PhishMe challenges you to show just how witty you really are by submitting us your best idea for a Double Barrel phishing scenario. Read below for contest details:
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