Malicious URL Detector

Malicious URL Detector

Detects whether URLs that you are browsed are safe or phishing (malicious)

What is Malicious URL Detector?
Malicious URL Detector is an Edge add-on that utilizes Machine Learning to protect users from phishing attacks. It analyzes URL attributes such as length, special characters, and directories to identify potentially harmful websites. Stay secure while browsing the internet with this powerful detection system.
Stats
By: abhE
Users: 253 ▲ 21
Rating: 5.00 (1)
Version: 5.0.0 (Last updated: 2020-06-06)
Creation date: 2020-06-06
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • https://detecturl.herokuapp.com/
  • storage
  • tabs
  • activeTab
  • <all_urls>
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • https://*/
Size: 309.79K
URLs: Website
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Summary

Phishing attack detection is a problem as new phishing URLs are created daily so Machine Learning is the best method for classification of these Malicious URLs. Therefore, we are using Machine Learning based detection system. In which phishing websites were identified by categorizing them with URL attributes such as length, special characters, directories, number of domain names. Even as we are analyzing live data,that we are gathering in databases to understand how the phishers misuse the internet.

User reviews
This extension even detects new phishing URLs. This keeps me safe online !!
by Abhishek, 2020-06-02
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Safety
Risk impact

Malicious URL Detector is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Malicious URL Detector if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Malicious URL Detector has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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