Volume 6 Issue 3 - January 2016

  • 1. An agent based approach for anti-tabnabbing

    Authors : Sarika S, Varghese Paul

    Pages : 83-88

    Keywords : Distributed software agents, tabnabbing, multi agent system, antiphishing

    Abstract :

    Internet security has received critical attention from both academia and industry as it is difficult to provide secure web services due to the emergence of new threats. Expensive security mechanisms can lead to reduced effectiveness and may consume excessive resources. Phishing is an art of luring people to submit their credentials to a counterfeited website masquerading as a benevolent one. Many research works has been conducted in this area, however the threat of phishing is not mitigated as modern types of attack keeps coming to the fore. Tabnabbing is a sophisticated phishing attack which tricks users to submit their personal information and credentials by leveraging the facilities tabs offer to web browsers. Existing anti-phishing techniques are still struggling for the detection and prevention of this dominant phishing attack as the attack takes action in inactive browser tabs. This paper explains the effectiveness of software agents in detecting Tabnabbing attack by making a com

    Citing this Journal Article :

    Sarika S, Varghese Paul, "An agent based approach for anti-tabnabbing", https://www.ijltet.org/journal_details.php?id=898&j_id=2824, Volume 6 Issue 3 - January 2016, 83-88, #ijltetorg