ANDROID APPLICATION QR PHISHING DETECTOR

PHANG, CHOW CHING (2020) ANDROID APPLICATION QR PHISHING DETECTOR. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Phishing has brought many damages to the user such as exploit and expose the sensitive data of the user. Phishing is normally done through calls, SMS and email. However, phishing now attacks through QR code to redirect the user to the intended website to retrieve the sensitive data. Due to the QR code which is not readable for the human eye, many user falls into the trap because not able to distinguish the legitimate and phishing QR code. The main objective of this project is to develop an Android app to detect phishing QR code. Besides, the proposed mobile application can protect the user from been redirected to the phishing website. Rapid application development will be used as the methodology of this project. The heuristic rules was evaluated with a dataset of 100 phishing URLs and 100 legitimate URLs. The analysis and result showed that the proposed mobile application can reduce QR code phishing by 88.5%. The significant of the proposed project is to protect the user from phishing attack which can result in financial loss. It also raises the security awareness of the QR code.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (BSc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2020.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Phishing, QR code, Android app, security awareness, 100 phishing URLs and 100 legitimate URLs.
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2021 02:40
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2021 02:40
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/34572

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