Date Added: Aug 2010
The act of sending an e-mail to a client fallaciously declares to be a recognized genuine organization in an endeavour to deceive the client into compromise confidential information that will be used for identity theft. The e-mail endorse the client to visit a mimic Web site where they are request to update individual information, such as credit card number, bank account numbers, date of birth, confidential passwords etc., the above process is known as Phishing. The authors recommend an approach, "Anti-Phishing Design using Mutual Authentication Approach". With mutual authentication, a connection can occur only when the client trusts the server and the server trusts the client.