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Protection Strategy In E-Banking- an End User Application |

Rekha Mittal, in International Journal of Information Technology and Management | IT & Management


With the increase in the online trading activities, there has been aphenomenal increase in the phishing scams which have now started achievingmonstrous proportions. Seeking sensitive user data in the form of onlinebanking user_id and passwords or credit card information, which may then beused by ‘phishers’ for their own personal gain is the primary objective of thephishing e-mails. In this paper we discuss an Anti-Phishing application for theend user which keeps track of the sites with which the user indulges infinancial transactions, scans his e-mail account  for mails which appear to have come fromthese institutions and warns him against suspected phishing e-mails, if thesame are detected in his mailbox.