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Computer Science Program

Project ID: 290
Author: Ramakrishna Reddy. Vodeti
Project Title: Spoof Guard to Avoid Phishing
Semester: Fall 2007
Committe Chair: Dr. Mario Garcia
Committee Member 1: Dr. Dulal Kar
Committee Member 2: Dr. Long-zhuang Li
Project Description: Identity Theft has become one of the major crimes in the world since the beginning of the decade. Phishing is a form of identity theft. Phishing (or identity fraud, hijackings) occurs when a phisher (hacker) wrongfully acquires or uses another personís personal data, typically for their own financial gain. Spoof Guard is Anti-phishing tool implemented to detect Phishing websites which are constructed to steal an Internet userís private information, masking the userís knowledge with false impressions. A new version of Spoof Guard is designed which over comes one of the major disadvantage of the earlier version and also implements new features that are user friendly. The most widely used phishing attacks are implemented in this project. This research project can be extended to help numerous organizations by exploring the different steps and precautions that can taken to save their customers from identity theft.
Project URL:   290.pdf
 
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