An intelligent prediction of phishing URLs using ML algorithms

KANDULA, Lohith Ranganatha Reddy, TANGIRALA, Jaya Lakshmi, ALLA, Kalavathi and CHIVUKULA, Rohit (2022). An intelligent prediction of phishing URLs using ML algorithms. International Journal of Safety and Security Engineering, 12 (3), 381-386.

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History shows that, several cloned and fraudulent websites are developed in the World Wide Web to imitate legitimate websites, with the main motive of stealing sensitive important informational and economic resources from web surfers and financial organizations. This is a type of phishing attack, and it has cost the online networking community and all other stakeholders thousands of million Dollars. Hence, efficient counter measures are required to detect phishing URLs accurately. Machine learning algorithms are very popular for all types of data analysis and these algorithms are depicting good results in battling with phishing when we compare with other classic anti-phishing approaches, like cyber security awareness workshops, visualization approaches giving some legal countermeasures to these cyber-attacks. In this research work authors investigated different Machine Learning techniques applicability to identify phishing attacks and distinguishes their pros and cons. Specifically, various types of Machine Learning techniques are applied to reveal diverse approaches which can be used to handle anti-phishing approaches. In this work authors have experimentally compared large number of ML techniques on different phishing datasets by using various metrics. The main focus in this comparison is to showcase advantages and disadvantages of ML predictive models and their actual performance in identifying phishing attacks.

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Page Range: 381-386
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2024 10:03
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2024 10:15

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