Experimental Analysis of Browser based Novel Anti-Phishing System Tool at Educational Level

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Rajendra Gupta 1,* Piyush Kumar Shukla 2

1. BSSS Autonomous College, Barkatullah University, Bhopal - 462024, India

2. University Institute of Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Technical University, Bhopal - 462026, India

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijitcs.2016.02.10

Received: 3 May 2015 / Revised: 24 Sep. 2015 / Accepted: 15 Nov. 2015 / Published: 8 Feb. 2016

Index Terms

Web browser, Add-on, Phishing, Anti-phishing, Phishing Indicators


In the phishing attack, the user sends their confidential information on mimic websites and face the financial problem, so the user should be informed immediately about the visiting website. According to the Third Quarter Phishing Activity Trends Report, there are 55,282 new phishing websites have been detected in the month of July 2014. To solve the phishing problem, a browser based add-on system may be one of the best solution to aware the user about the website type. In this paper, a novel browser based add-on system is proposed and compared its performance with the existing anti-phishing tools. The proposed anti-phishing tool 'ePhish' is compared with the existing browser based anti-phishing toolbars. All the anti-phishing tools have been installed in computer systems at an autonomous college to check their performance. The obtained result shows that if the task is divided into a group of systems, it can give better results. For different phishing features, the add-on system tool show around 97 percentage successful results at different case conditions. The current study would be very helpful to countermeasure the phishing attach and the proposed system is able to protect the user by phishing attacks. Since the system tool is capable of handling and managing the phishing website details, so it would be helpful to identify the category of the websites.

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Rajendra Gupta, Piyush Kumar Shukla, "Experimental Analysis of Browser based Novel Anti-Phishing System Tool at Educational Level", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), Vol.8, No.2, pp.78-84, 2016. DOI:10.5815/ijitcs.2016.02.10


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