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1. Smart Phishing Browser Extension - Final Year Project
Smart Phishing: Strengthening Web Spoofing Defense Through Machine Learning for Client-Side Protection Automation and Dynamic Threat Intelligence
Duration Feb 2024 - May 2024
Affiliation Associated with Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute
Overview
The project focuses on combating the threat of fake websites aiming to steal sensitive information from users. It involves the development of a browser tool compatible with popular browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge, designed to enhance online safety.
Goal The primary objective is to assist users in safeguarding their personal information and finances from fake website scams. This is achieved through the implementation of smart computer programs that assess website authenticity and promptly alert users to potential risks.
Important Features:
  • Smart Computer Programs: Utilizes advanced machine learning techniques including KNN, MLP, SVM, Decision Trees, Gradient Boosting, and Random Forest to analyze websites and determine their legitimacy.
  • Quick Detection: Ensures real-time scanning of websites during browsing sessions, swiftly identifying any signs of danger and notifying users accordingly.
  • Ease of Use: Prioritizes simplicity and accessibility, ensuring that individuals of varying technical proficiency can utilize the tool effectively.
Impact: The project aims to mitigate the growing threat of online scams by providing users with proactive warnings about fraudulent websites. By empowering individuals with valuable insights into potential phishing attempts, the tool contributes to bolstering online security and instilling greater confidence in internet usage.
Keywords: Phishing Detection, Machine Learning, Browser Security, Cyber Defense, Digital Privacy, Fraud Prevention
Conclusion: Through its innovative approach and commitment to user protection, the project exemplifies a significant contribution to the ongoing efforts to combat cyber threats. It stands as a testament to the importance of leveraging technology to foster a safer online environment for all users.
 
 
 
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