Design and Development of a Plug in for a Browser Against Phishing Attacks

Recent years have seen a rapid increase in the size of web users. In the same way scam web sites (fraud web sites) and hackers are also increased. Users enter sensitive information such as passwords, their personal and professional information into scam web sites. Such scam sites cause substantial damages to individuals and corporations. In this proposed paper, the author analyzes these attacks, and try to find out how they exploit usability failures of browsers. In this paper development and description of a security method by which a browser extension improves, using secure identification indicator, is described.

Provided by: International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering (IJETAE) Topic: Security Date Added: Mar 2012 Format: PDF

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