Date Added: Sep 2011
Phishing has increased enormously over the last years and is a serious threat to global security and economy. Criminals are trying to convince unsuspecting online users to reveal sensitive information, e.g., passwords, account numbers, social security numbers or other personal information. Majority of the present day phishing attacks employ e-mail as their primary carrier, in order to allure unsuspecting victims to visit the masqueraded website. In this paper describe the procedure of phishing attacks and a number of features that are particularly well-suited to identify phishing emails .Finally describe the detection of the phishing email.