I’m off to the Virus Bulletin conference in Vancouver for the rest of the week. While there, I will be presenting a session entitled “The Psychology of Spamming.”
This presentation doesn’t focus on the psychology of the spammer, but rather, the psychology of the spammee. What sorts of things go through our heads when we see a spam message, such as a phishing message or a 419? My presentation focuses on how our brains work when we make decisions. Here’s a brief summary:
Should be a good show… because it also includes a very cool demonstration.