URL Obfuscation Phishing and Anti-Phishing: A Review

Provided by: International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications (IJERA)
Topic: Security
Format: PDF
Phishing is an internet fraud that acquires a user's credentials by deceptions. It includes theft of password, credit card number, bank account details, and other confidential information. It is the criminal scheme to steal the user's confidential data. There are many anti-phishing techniques used to protect users against phishing attacks. The statistical of APWG trends report for 1st quarter 2013 says that now a day the maximum phishing attacks are done using URL obfuscation phishing technique. Due to the different characteristics and methods used in URL obfuscation, the detection of obfuscated URL is complex.

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