Ransomware is so 2017. Today, targeted phishing poses the most significant risk. But how did we get here and what’s next for AI-based Phishing Detection.
An internationalized domain name (IDN) homograph attack is a method of deceiving computer users about the remote computer they’re communicating with. It exploits the fact that many characters are homographs, meaning they look alike. Homographs allow a malicious party to create an IDN that appears very similar to an established domain, which can then be used to lure users to the new website.