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Top Five SecurityIQ Phishing Templates: May Edition

June 7, 2018 by Megan Sawle

May was a busy month for SecurityIQ administrators! We sat down and crunched the numbers to bring you the most popular phishing templates of the month — or the templates with the most sends in May.

Use this list to find inspiration for your upcoming campaigns, or to see how your team compared to the in-platform benchmark.

In no particular order, here are the most popular SecurityIQ phishing templates from May.


Unauthorized Access Detected On Your iCloud Account

  • Attack type: Drive by
  • Difficulty: 5/5
  • Open rate: 14.2%

Facebook Data Leak

  • Attack type: Drive by
  • Difficulty: 4/5
  • Open rate: 19%

Update Your Healthcare Info

  • Attack type: Drive by
  • Difficulty: 5/5
  • Open rate: 38.2%

Banking – Low Account Balance

  • Attack type: Drive by
  • Difficulty: 4/5
  • Open rate: 19%

Action Required on Your Credit Card Account

  • Attack type: Drive by
  • Difficulty: 2/5
  • Open rate: 30.3%

Please note: Template performance data pulled 5/31/2018. Metrics may change overtime.

Posted: June 7, 2018
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Megan Sawle
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Megan Sawle is a communications and research professional with 10 years of experience in cybersecurity, bioscience and higher education. Megan leads Infosec’s research strategy, leveraging study findings to mature its cybersecurity education offerings and build awareness of cybersecurity diversity and skill shortage challenges. Since joining the team, she’s directed research projects on a wide variety of cybersecurity topics ranging from dark web marketplaces and phishing kits to the Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity (NICE Framework) and the importance of soft skills in cybersecurity roles. Megan is a University of Wisconsin-Stout graduate, an avid equestrian and (very) amateur mycologist.

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