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ECRIME
2007
9 years 3 months ago
Behavioral response to phishing risk
Tools that aim to combat phishing attacks must take into account how and why people fall for them in order to be effective. This study reports a pilot survey of 232 computer users...
Julie S. Downs, Mandy B. Holbrook, Lorrie Faith Cr...
ECRIME
2007
9 years 3 months ago
Getting users to pay attention to anti-phishing education: evaluation of retention and transfer
Educational materials designed to teach users not to fall for phishing attacks are widely available but are often ignored by users. In this paper, we extend an embedded training m...
Ponnurangam Kumaraguru, Yong Rhee, Steve Sheng, Sh...
ECRIME
2007
9 years 3 months ago
A comparison of machine learning techniques for phishing detection
There are many applications available for phishing detection. However, unlike predicting spam, there are only few studies that compare machine learning techniques in predicting ph...
Saeed Abu-Nimeh, Dario Nappa, Xinlei Wang, Suku Na...
ECRIME
2007
9 years 3 months ago
Fighting unicode-obfuscated spam
In the last few years, obfuscation has been used more and more by spammers to make spam emails bypass filters. The standard method is to use images that look like text, since typi...
Changwei Liu, Sid Stamm
ECRIME
2007
9 years 3 months ago
Examining the impact of website take-down on phishing
Banks and other organisations deal with fraudulent phishing websites by pressing hosting service providers to remove the sites from the Internet. Until they are removed, the fraud...
Tyler Moore, Richard Clayton
ECRIME
2007
9 years 3 months ago
Fishing for phishes: applying capture-recapture methods to estimate phishing populations
We estimate of the extent of phishing activity on the Internet via capture-recapture analysis of two major phishing site reports. Capture-recapture analysis is a population estima...
Rhiannon Weaver, M. Patrick Collins
ECRIME
2007
9 years 3 months ago
Evaluating a trial deployment of password re-use for phishing prevention
We propose a scheme that exploits scale to prevent phishing. We show that while stopping phishers from obtaining passwords is very hard, detecting the fact that a password has bee...
Dinei A. F. Florêncio, Cormac Herley
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