A Survey of Phishing Attack Techniques

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Applications
Topic: Security
Format: PDF
Now-a-days, phishing is a special type of network attack where the attacker creates a replica of an existing web page to fool users in to submitting personal, financial, transaction or password data to what they think is their service provider's website. Phishing has two techniques, deceptive phishing and malware-based phishing. Here, the authors focus on deceptive phishing using social engineering schemes. To protect users against phishing, various anti-phishing techniques have been proposed. In this paper, they have reviewed various phishing and anti-phishing methods for detecting and preventing phishing attack.

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