Provided by: Science & Engineering Research Support soCiety (SERSC)
Date Added: Oct 2014
Use of personalized security mechanisms among financial sectors is gaining rapid momentum day-by-day. Banking and e-shopping portals, which are paramount of cyber-attacks, strongly recommend that both the merchant (i.e., a merchant web portal) and its customers (customers using these portals) be certain about each other's identity. This emphasizes not only that the merchant portal must be able to detect an attacker spoofing the identity of one of its customers, but also that a customer must not leave their secrets with a fraud-cum-look-alike website spoofing address of the merchant's portal.