Empirical Analysis of Impact of HTTP Referer on Malicious Website Behaviour and Delivery


Referer is a HTTP header field transmitted to a webserver, which allows the webserver to identify the origin of the request and the path taken by the visiting user to reach the final resource. Although referer is an optional field within an HTTP protocol header, many webservers use the information for logging, marketing and analytical purposes. Referer has… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/AINA.2016.113