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dc.contributor.authorLillie, Meredith Ellen-
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dc.description.abstractResearchers have identified the use of social influence in phishing emails and have found greater cognitive impulsivity to predict phishing susceptibility. These findings suggest that relying on predominantly heuristic (rather than systematic) information processing strategies when managing emails could be a key contributor to users’ susceptibility. Accordingly, it is proposed that the effects of systematic processing on phishing susceptibility should be investigated. Specifically, research should determine whether manipulating systematic processing affects users’ judgements of the legitimacy of phishing and genuine emails. The outcomes of this research would have potential implications for cyber security training.en
dc.subjectMasters; Psychology; OHFen
dc.titleThink before you click: The effects of systematic processing on phishing susceptibilityen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Psychology-
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dc.description.dissertationThesis (M.Psych(Organisational & Human Factors)) -- University of Adelaide, School of Psychology, 2017-
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