Prevention Approach of Phishing on Different Websites

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Author(s) Mayur Bhati | Rashid Khan
Pages 1094-1099
Volume 2
Issue 7
Date July, 2012
Keywords Phishing, Attacks, Strategies, USB Logins

Abstract

In the field of computer security, phishing is the criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Phishing is typically carried out by e-mail or instant messaging, and it often directs users to enter details at a fake website whose look and feel are almost identical. Such sites ask for personal information, including banking passwords or offer software downloads. This paper explains the method used for phishing prevention using secure USB Login technique to prevent phishing. This paper gives description about Hardware based locking method.

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