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Investigating whether typosquatting targets children

Prasad, Akshay (2022) Investigating whether typosquatting targets children.

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Abstract:Typosquatting refers to registering the domain names that are typo variants of the original domain. The study investigates whether typosquatting targets chil- dren by understanding some of the significant reading, writing, and typing errors they make and the domains they regularly use of various ages. We identified some popular typosquatting tools and assessed what percentage of children’s errors are covered by the tool. To obtain the concrete evidence, we are checking the evidence of blacklisting from the DNSTwist with and without applying children’s error categories, i.e. Addition, Omission, and Substitution. We performed the measurement continuously for about 30 days to see the stability in terms of the results. Once we determine the results, we compare them against the Alexa top records and conclude.
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Faculty:EEMCS: Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Subject:54 computer science
Programme:Computer Science MSc (60300)
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