What is Survey Phishing and How to avoid it?

Fraudulent method of gathering sensitive information using deceptive emails, phone, text messages, or websites

Survey Phishing is a fraudulent method of gathering sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details using deceptive emails, phone, text messages, or websites, all on your surveys. 


To avoid this, we have enabled Survey Phishing for surveys involving deceptive or malicious words used. Here's our blocklist.

Words not to use in the Survey Name, Welcome and Thank You pages.

"skype",
"sky***pe",
"hotmail",
"h-o-t-m-a-i-l",
"hotm***l",
"outlook",
"outl**k",
"o**ut**look",
"login",
"verify",
"verifxx",
"signup",
"sign in to",
"e-m-a-i-l",
"log**in",
"ver**y",
"v***fy",
"gmail",
"gma**il",
"yahoo",
"ya*oo",
"y*h*oo",
"email",
"bt",
"validate",
"click",
"clickhere",
"signin"

Words not to use in the Question Text of your Survey

"credentials",
"credential",
"password",
"pass word",
"p a s s w o r d",
"p.a.s.s.w.o.r.d",
"fjalëkalim",
"pasahitza",
"пароль",
"lozinka",
"парола",
"contrasenya",
"lozinka",
"heslo",
"adgangskode",
"wachtwoord",
"parool",
"salasana",
"mot de passe",
"contrasinal",
"passwort",
"kωδικός πρόσβασης",
"jelszó",
"lykilorð",
"focal faire",
"parola d'ordine",
"parole",
"slaptažodis",
"лозинка",
"passord",
"hasło",
"senha",
"parola",
"пароль",
"лозинка",
"heslo",
"geslo",
"contraseña",
"Lösenord",
"пароль",
"cyfrinair",
"פּאַראָל",
"գաղտնաբառ",
"parol",
"পাসওয়ার্ড",
"დაგავიწყდათ",
"પાસવર્ડ",
"पासवर्ड",
"lo lus zais",
"パスワード",
"ಪಾಸ್ವರ್ಡ್",
"пароль",
"ការពាក្យសម្ងាត់",
"암호",
"ລະຫັດຜ່ານ",
"पासवर्ड",
"нууц үг",
"စကားဝှက်ကို",
"पासवर्ड",
"මුරපදය",
"гузарвожа",
"கடவுச்சொல்",
"పాస్వర్డ్",
"รหัสผ่าน",
"پاس ورڈ",
"parol",
"mật khẩu",
"كلمه السر",
"סיסמה",
"کلمه عبور",
"parola",
"wagwoord",
"achinsinsi",
"kalmar sirri",
"paswọọdụ",
"phasewete",
"ọrọigbaniwọle",
"iphasiwedi",
"kata sandi",
"sandi",
"tenimiafina",
"kata laluan",
"kupuhipa",
"pasvorto",
"creole modpas",
"p***word",
"pa****ssword",
"p*******d",
"p******d",
"pasw0rd",
"passw0rd",
"pasword",
"passwcrd"

Note: Please confirm you haven't used any of these words in your survey. Even after changing these words to something else, if you still face Phishing issues, don't hesitate to contact our support team. 

Feel free to reach us at support@surveysparrow.com in case of any queries or concerns.

Here's wishing you a safe surveying experience!