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Detection of Phishing URL using Machine Learning

Babu Rao Pawar, Nagasunder Rao Pawar (2021) Detection of Phishing URL using Machine Learning. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

Phishing websites have proven to be a major security concern. Several cyberattacks risk the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of company and consumer data, and phishing is the beginning point for many of them. Many researchers have spent decades creating unique approaches to automatically detect phishing websites. While cutting-edge solutions can deliver better results, they need a lot of manual feature engineering and aren't good at identifying new phishing attacks. As a result, finding strategies that can automatically detect phishing websites and quickly manage zero-day phishing attempts is an open challenge in this field. The web page in the URL which hosts that contains a wealth of data that can be used to determine the web server's maliciousness. Machine Learning is an effective method for detecting phishing. It also eliminates the disadvantages of the previous method. We conducted a thorough review of the literature and suggested a new method for detecting phishing websites using features extraction and a machine learning algorithm. The goal of this research is to use the dataset collected to train ML models and deep neural nets to anticipate phishing websites.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science

Q Science > QA Mathematics > Computer software > Computer Security
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Computer software > Computer Security

H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > Criminology > Crimes and Offences > Cyber Crime
Divisions: School of Computing > Master of Science in Cyber Security
Depositing User: Clara Chan
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2021 11:02
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2021 11:02
URI: http://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/5100

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