International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications (IJERA)
Phishing is an attempt by an individual or a group to thieve personal confidential information such as pass-words, credit card information etc. from unsuspecting victims for identity theft, financial gain and other fraudulent activities. Here, an image based (QR codes) authentication using Visual Cryptography (VC) is used. The use of visual cryptography is explored to convert the QR code into two shares and both these shares can then be transmitted separately. One Time Passwords (OTPs) is passwords which are valid only for a session to validate the user within a specified amount of time.