Web Browser to Prevent phishing and Sybil Attacks

Provided by: International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering & Management (IJAIEM)
Topic: Security
Format: PDF
Phishing is the activity of fraudulently presenting oneself online as a legitimate enterprise in order to trick consumers into giving up personal financial information that will be used for identity theft or other criminal activity. Phishing is most commonly perpetrated through the mass distribution of e-mail messages directing users to a web site, but other venues are utilized as well. In this paper, proposes a web browser - an anti-phishing tool that prevents accesses to phishing sites through URL validation (spoof guard database), lifetime of website and most visited site module.

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