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Phishing - A modern web attack

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Ready made presentation on PHISHING and its effects and the different methods to eradicate it.

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Phishing - A modern web attack

  1. 1. A.SATYA KARTHIK K.DHEERAJ VARMA VNR-VJIET
  2. 2. 1. INTRODUCTION 2. HISTORY 3. PHISHING TECHNIQUES 4. DAMAGE CAUSED BY PHISHING 5. ANTI PHISHING 6. CASESTUDIES 7. REFERENCES
  3. 3.  Phishing—common method of online identity theft and virus spreading  Carried by email spoofing or instant messaging  Social websites  Online payment processors
  4. 4.  Described in a paper presentation delivered to International HP Users Group  Used in Hacking tool AOHELL  Believed that it is created by mid 1990’s spammer Khan C Smith  Chinese phishing campaign targeting US officials
  5. 5.  Spear Phishing  Clone Phishing  Link Manipulation  Filter evasion  Phone Phishing  Other Techniques
  6. 6.  The damage caused by phishing ranges from denial of access to e-mail to substantial financial loss.  Approximately 1.2 million computer users in the United States suffered losses caused by phishing.  United Kingdom losses from phishing fraud
  7. 7.  The process of preventing phishing is called anti phishing  There are several techniques of anti phishing Social Response Legal Response Technical Response
  8. 8.  In this technique emphasis is on training people to recognize the phishing attempts.  In June 2004 a military academy in new jersey was tested for awareness about phishing.  Anti-Phishing-Working-Group
  9. 9.  This technique emphasizes on:  Secure connection  Which site  Who is the authority
  10. 10.  USA Anti Phishing Act -2005  UK Fraud Act -2006  Partnership between Microsoft and Australian Government  Companies efforts to crack down phishing
  11. 11.  Phishers are targeting the customers of banks and online payment services.  AOL Scam  In late 2006 a computer worm took over pages on MySpace and altered links  The Rapid Sharefile sharing site has been targeted by phishing to obtain a premium account.
  12. 12.  Ollmann, Gunter.  The Phishing Guide: Understanding and Preventing Phishing Attacks  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phishing#History_and_c urrent_status_of_phishing
  13. 13. THANK YOU…

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