Issue No.05 - September/October (2009 vol.7)
D. Kevin McGrath , Indiana University, Bloomington
Andrew Kalafut , Indiana University, Bloomington
Minaxi Gupta , Indiana University, Bloomington
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2009.130
As take-down efforts intensify, Internet fraudsters are beginning to employ novel techniques to keep their campaigns afloat. Fast flux aims to keep fraud campaigns afloat by provisioning a fraudulent Web site's DNS records to make the site resolve to numerous, short-lived IP addresses. Although fast flux hurts take-down efforts, it's possible to detect and defend against it and its prevalence in phishing campaigns today.
DNS, domain name system, phishing, fast flux, support vector machines, machine learning, measurement
D. Kevin McGrath, Andrew Kalafut, Minaxi Gupta, "Phishing Infrastructure Fluxes All the Way", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.7, no. 5, pp. 21-28, September/October 2009, doi:10.1109/MSP.2009.130