Performance Analysis of Boosting Techniques for Classificationand Detection of Malicious Websites

W, Regis Anne and S, CarolinJeeva (2021) Performance Analysis of Boosting Techniques for Classificationand Detection of Malicious Websites. In: ICCAP 2021, 7-8 December 2021, Chennai, India.

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Abstract

Phishing is a method of social engineering technique to deceive web users to capture sensitive information like user name and password in websites without the knowledge of the end user. The end user provides information about their personal and financial thinking it’s the authenticated service provider. URL meaning the "Uniform Resource Locator" that identifies an address to a file in the server. The URLs can be categorized as benign or malicious. Malicious URLs are created for the purpose of attacking to create loss and poses great threat to the victims. Machine Learning approaches offer a wide range of algorithms to detect malicious websites. It considers the URL as a set of features of Lexical, Host based and Content features to train a model to classify it as malicious or benign. Boosting is a collection of algorithms that combine the weaklearning classifiers to build strong Classifiers. In this paper boosting algorithms are exploited to the study of URL detection as malicious or benign. Boosting algorithms such as LGBM, XGBoost and Gradient Boosting are used for predicting phishing URL is presented. Feature selection to identify the important features is performed. The selected features are then classified by Random Forest Classifier to give an accuracy of 99%.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: malicious benign machine learning boosting cyber security lgbm xgboost and gradient boosting accuracy precision recall and support
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2022 14:20
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2022 14:20
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/9717

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