Methods and means of identifying fraudulent websites

Ivanna Sabadash , Nestor Dumanskyi , Igor Korobiichuk


The present article deals with the basic methods and means of identifying fraudulent websites. The activity of scammers was analyzed: methods and means of attracting users to visit illegal websites and provide their personal, compromising or financial information. The statistics of the negative activity of fraudsters on the use of personal information of users and the total cost of the damage caused have been investigated. Possible harmful consequences of providing personal information to fraudulent sites are described. The methods of self-identification of sites that can engage in fraudulent or illegal activity are presented. A variety of online resources to help identify fraudulent or suspicious sites are considered. The article shows the effectiveness of avoiding fraud on the Internet using methods of check the databases of fraudulent websites and online fraudulent website verification services. The efficiency of using the methods of visual identification and analysis of the site and the efficiency of combining these methods are also shown.
Author Ivanna Sabadash - Lviv Polytechnic National University
Ivanna Sabadash,,
, Nestor Dumanskyi - Lviv Polytechnic National University
Nestor Dumanskyi,,
, Igor Korobiichuk (FM / IACR)
Igor Korobiichuk,,
- The Institute of Automatic Control and Robotics
Publication size in sheets0.5
Article number160480
Book Fedushko Solomiia , Edoh Thierry Oscar (eds.): Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Control, Optimisation and Analytical Processing of Social Networks (COAPSN 2020), CEUR Workshop Proceedings, vol. 2616, 2020, CEUR-WS
Keywords in Englishfraudulent websites, identification of fraudsters, illegal site, identifying methods
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)5
Score sourcepublisherList
ScoreMinisterial score = 5.0, 20-07-2020, ChapterFromConference
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