Feature selection for Spam and Phishing detection

  title={Feature selection for Spam and Phishing detection},
  author={Fergus Toolan and Joe Carthy},
  journal={2010 eCrime Researchers Summit},
Unsolicited Bulk Email (UBE) has become a large problem in recent years. The number of mass mailers in existence is increasing dramatically. Automatically detecting UBE has become a vital area of current research. Many email clients (such as Outlook and Thunderbird) already have junk filters built in. Mass mailers are continually evolving and overcoming some of the junk filters. This means that the need for research in the area is ongoing. Many existing techniques seem to randomly choose the… CONTINUE READING
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