IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 5, May 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Khadija Kaousar M A
Nowadays as online transaction are becoming very common, a numerous number of attacks are been designed each day. Among them, phishing is the most popular attack. Phishing is a technique of hosting fake website in an attempt to get personal confidential information such as passwords, credit card information from unsuspecting victims for identity theft, financial gain and other fraudulent activities. As the phishing is becoming a serious threat for the online transaction. I present a preventive mechanism to overcome the phishing by the use of biometric along with the combination of visual cryptography. Image captcha along with the OTP helps us identify the fake website. This approach also authenticates the user. Biometric authentication systems are used to authenticate users. The use of steganography preserves the whole of integrity.