Enrich Awareness of Users to Detect Phishing Websites
Muhammad Dawood1, Othman Bin Ibrahim2, Waheeb Abdel Rahman Ali Abu-Ulbeh3
1Muhammad Dawood, Ph.D Student, Department of Computing, UTM, Malaysia.
2Othman Bin Ibrahim, Associate Professor, Department of Computing, UTM, Malaysia.
3Waheeb Abdel Rahman Ali Abu-Ulbeh, PhD, UTM, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 27 September 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 09 November 2019 | Manuscript Published on 22 November 2019 | PP: 648-650 | Volume-8 Issue-6S3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: F11190986S319/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.F1119.0986S319
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Abstract: Phishing attack is used for identity theft with the help of social engineering and some sophisticated attacks. To attract the user by clicking a URL and is trapped to a phishing Web page. Security for user’s credentials is one of most important factor for organizations nowadays. It can be achieved through several ways like education and training. Through training and education the level of awareness will be increased also it helps to mitigate phishing. Approach with several steps is introduced in this paper, where a user must take a look or take these precautionary measures if the user is browsing any Web browser. We found it possible to detect Phishing Web pages without anti Phishing solutions. This approach contains several steps to examine whether the Web page is a real Web page or a fake Webpage. All these steps will check the phishing features exist in that Web page or not. For evaluation of our approach we analyzed the data set of Phish Tank, this data set is full of Phishing Web Pages. The purpose of evaluation is to check the features discussed in our approach to aware the user. From the following result it is resulted that the user can detect without using any Anti Phishing solution just by taking some steps to check the Web page for certain features.
Keywords: Keywords: URL, Phishing, Phish Tank, CA (Certificate Authority), Webpage.
Scope of the Article: Context Awareness and Personalization