INTRODUCTION: Phishing is a social engineering luring technique, in which an attacker aims to steal sensitive information such as online banking passwords and credit card information from users. Phishing is generally carried over electronic communications such as email or instant messaging. A replica of the legitimate site is created and the users are directed to the phishing pages where it required for the personal information. In the past few years we have seen an increase in semantic attacks.
Figure 3: Phishing Example This email appears to be from some com-pany domain, which is the social engi-neering approach of wanting to fake au-thenticity. The embedded message how-ever, talks about some order, which may be unknown to the target victim. There is scantly information except for the direc-tion link, which diverts the user into some other page, where he/she will possibly be, requested for the sensitive financial relat-ed information that will later be, used maliciously. • The vagueness
threat to security without us even realizing it. Social engineering is a non-technical attack used to gather and exploit confidential information (Avoiding Social Engineering). Although the definition that was just given is correct, Ian Mann (2012) also states that social engineering is better defined as “to manipulate people, by deception, into giving out information, or performing an action” (pg.12). Human interaction is the gateway to a social engineering attack, which means it can happen right under
Role Name 1. Introduction 1.2 Purpose The purpose of this assessment is to identify external threats and website vulnerabilities related to Target.com, a famous retail chain competing against Walmart in the USA. 1.2 Scope The scope of this risk assessment project covers the ecommerce website of Target.com. The purpose of this risk assessment project is to take initiative to gather as much information about the website of Target.com and select online transaction module for assessment.
Glossary 3DES (Triple DES): An enhancement to the original DES algorithm that uses multiple keys to encrypt plaintext. See also DES. AAA: Shorthand for the system controls authentication, authorization, and accountability. Abstraction: A process of viewing an application from its highest-level functions, which makes lower-level functions abstract. Access control: The ability to permit or deny the use of an object (a passive entity such as a system or file) by a subject (an active entity
Running Head: SECURITY ISSUES OF SMALL E-COMMERCE WEBSITES E-commerce Website Security Issues March 26, 2008 Abstract The research topic I have chosen for this CIS666 final paper is focused on recognition and evaluation of e-commerce website security issues for a small company that lacks the technical and human resources to fully cover all aspects of running a website. How can a small company protect its e-commerce website against all the security threats endangering company’s assets and
The University of Arizona Electrical and Computer Engineering E.C.E 509 Name: Alain CIZUNGU BAZIBUHE Homework No 1. Question I: list of attacks: Rogue Wi-Fi, Homograph, Tabnabing, Evil Twins, Smurf, Ping Flood, SYN Flood, Teardrop, Peer-to-Peer Attack, Banana Attack, NUKE Attack, R-U-Dead-Yet attack, Slammer Worm, MyDoom, DRDOS Attack, Advanced Persistent DoS (APDoS), Stuxnet, Crypto Locker, SQL Injection, Persistent XSS attacks, DOM-based XSS. a. Describe briefly the attack and how it works
Factors influencing enhanced data security in Management Information Systems of Commercial Banks in Nairobi, Kenya James MurageKweri D53/CTY/PT/20805/2010 August, 2012 DECLARATION I declare that this is my original work and has not been submitted in any other university or institution for examination. Signature Date (James MurageKweri) (D53/CTY/PT/20805/2010) This research proposal has been presented for examination
customers, but also to retain existing ones because customer dissatisfaction would spoil the bank 's name and image. To provide this kind of service more fast and efficient, the major weapon of bank is e-banking. There are several Research Design techniques that can be used to identify customer perceptions about internet banking and also service problems such as debit card fraud and loan issues. A survey was implemented to find out how well customer perception about e-banking leads to various banker’s
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