In the poker movie Rounders the character Mike McDermott says: "Listen, here's the thing. If you can't spot the sucker in the first half hour at the table, then you ARE the sucker."
Acording to this Computer world article a recents study says Almost half of U.S. residents couldn't identify 'phishing' e-mail scams
Titled "Open to Exploitation: American Shoppers Online and Offline," the study was released today (download PDF). It involved 1,500 adult U.S. Internet users who were asked true-or-false questions about topics such as Web site privacy policies and retailers' pricing schemes. Respondents on average failed the test, answering on average fewer than 7 out of 17 questions correctly.
Interviews for the study, conducted between early February and mid-March, yielded some findings that the authors consider alarming. Those findings include: