CrawlPhish: Large-Scale Analysis of Client-Side Cloaking Techniques in Phishing

Penghui Zhang, Adam Oest, Haehyun Cho, Zhibo Sun, R. C. Johnson, Brad Wardman, Shaown Sarker, Alexandros Kapravelos, Tiffany Bao, Ruoyu Wang, Yan Shoshitaishvili, Gail Joon Ahn

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Phishing websites with advanced evasion techniques are a critical threat to Internet users because they delay detection by current antiphishing systems. We present CrawlPhish, a framework for automatically detecting and categorizing the client-side (e.g., JavaScript) evasion used by phishing websites.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10-21
Number of pages12
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Law


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