What is Phishing in Web Security
Technology & Science , Web Security / October 25, 2017

Phishing is one of the luring techniques used by phishing artists with the intention of exploiting the personal details of unsuspected users. Phishing is a form of identity theft that occurs when a malicious Web site impersonates a legitimate one in order to acquire sensitive information such as passwords, account details, or credit card numbers. Though there are several anti-phishing software and techniques for detecting potential phishing attempts in emails and detecting phishing contents on websites, phishers come up with new and hybrid techniques to circumvent the available software and techniques. This section provide the detail study about the online phishing and their deployment techniques. Phishing: General Description Now a day’s attacks have become major issues in networks. Attacks will intrude into the network infrastructure and collect the information needed to cause vulnerability to the networks. Security is needed to prevent the data from various attacks. Attacks may either active attack or passive attack. One type of passive attack is phishing. Phishing is a continual threat and is larger in social media such as facebook twitter. Phishing emails contain link to the infected website. Phishing email direct the user to the infected website where they are asked to enter the…

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