International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis | Computer Science & Engineering | India | Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016

A Sophisticated Approach to Detect Email Frauds

Sruthi Sree J S | Maniveena C [3]

Abstract: Electronic mail is a probably the most convenient way of transferring messages electronically from one person to another to any part of the world. Important features of e-mail such as its speed, reliability, efficient storage options and a huge number of added facilities make it highly popular among people from all sectors of business and society. Large amount of private and sensitive information is exchange using emails. But being popular has negative aspects too. Securing email has forever been an important issue. It can be used for both legitimate and illegitimate activities. Email frauds can be used for purposes such as spreading viruses, launch phishing attacks taking sensitive business data and other industrial espionage activities. Emails can be sent to a person from different address and it is not validated at any stage without being noticed by the receiver. Here presenting a new sophisticated approach to detect email frauds. This is the efficient method for providing integrity to emails.

Keywords: Phishing, Botnet, Features, Data Mining, Naive Bayes

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016,

Pages: 415 - 419

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