A Dual Approach to Detect Pharming Attacks at the Client-Side

  title={A Dual Approach to Detect Pharming Attacks at the Client-Side},
  author={Sophie Gastellier-Prevost and Gustavo Gonzalez Granadillo and Maryline Laurent-Maknavicius},
  journal={2011 4th IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security},
Pharming attacks - a sophisticated version of phishing attacks - aim to steal users' credentials by redirecting them to a fraudulent website using DNS-based techniques. Pharming attacks can be performed at the client-side or into the Internet, using complex and well designed techniques that make the attack often imperceptible to the user. With the deployment of broadband connections for Internet access, personal networks are a privileged target for attackers. In this paper, we propose a dual… CONTINUE READING
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