Phishing Attacks: A Recent Comprehensive Study and a New Anatomy
Alkhalil, Z., Hewage, C., Nawaf, L., & Khan, I. (2021). Phishing Attacks: A Recent Comprehensive Study and a New Anatomy. Frontiers in Computer Science, 3. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcomp.2021.563060
This article provides a comprehensive evaluation of phishing attacks, which are a prevalent form of cybercrime that targets personal and financial information shared online. The article proposes a new detailed anatomy of phishing that covers the attack phases, attacker types, vulnerabilities, threats, targets, attack mediums, and attacking techniques to increase readers' awareness of the techniques being used and assist in developing effective countermeasures.