Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2006/083

Browsers Defenses Against Phishing, Spoofing and Malware

Amir Herzberg

Abstract: Web users are increasingly victims of phishing, spoofing and malware attacks. In this article, we discuss existing and proposed defense mechanisms. We highlight the vulnerabilities of current defenses, and the challenges of validating and adopting new defenses.

Category / Keywords: applications /

Date: received 1 Mar 2006, last revised 12 Sep 2006

Contact author: herzbea at cs biu ac il

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