An Approach to the Implementation of Web Request Interceptor to Prevent Phishing Attack

Provided by: Auricle Technologies
Topic: Security
Format: PDF
Phishing attacks are growing tremendously with the growth in internet. The phishing websites appears identical to the legitimate websites and give an illusion to the user about its security. Phishing attacks that are usually carried out by sending fake e-mails or online advertising causes huge harm to the users financial as well as information security. For protecting the users against such attacks various anti-phishing strategies have been implemented having different mechanisms. This paper presents the idea of developing a custom interceptor program which will look at the address resolution process and check for the authenticity and validity of resolved address and the correct URL.

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