PhishGuard: A browser plug-in for protection from phishing

@article{Joshi2008PhishGuardAB,
  title={PhishGuard: A browser plug-in for protection from phishing},
  author={Yogendra Joshi and Samir Saklikar and Dibakar Das and Snehanshu Saha},
  journal={2008 2nd International Conference on Internet Multimedia Services Architecture and Applications},
  year={2008},
  pages={1-6}
}
Phishing is an act of identity theft aimed at acquiring sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, credit card detail etc., by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Phishers use a number of different social engineering mechanism such as spoofed e-mail to try to trick their victims. Data suggests that some of the phishing attacks have convinced up to 5% of their recipients to provide sensitive information to spoofed websites resulting in a direct loss of… CONTINUE READING

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