ISCX-URL-2016

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Sajidha
S A
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Sajidha S A
Last updated:
Fri, 12/22/2023 - 00:26
DOI:
10.21227/xngk-3p42
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Abstract 

The Web has long become a major platform for online criminal activities. URLs are used as the main vehicle in this domain. To counter this issues security community focused its efforts on developing techniques for mostly blacklisting of malicious URLs.

Benign URLs: Over 35,300 benign URLs were collected from Alexa top websites. The domains have been passed through a Heritrix web crawler to extract the URLs. Around half a million unique URLs are crawled initially and then passed to remove duplicate and domain only URLs. Later the extracted URLs have been checked through Virustotal to filter the benign URLs.

Spam URLs: Around 12,000 spam URLs were collected from the publicly available WEBSPAM-UK2007 dataset.

Phishing URLs: Around 10,000 phishing URLs were taken from OpenPhish which is a repository of active phishing sites.

Malware URLs: More than 11,500 URLs related to malware websites were obtained from DNS-BH which is a project that maintain list of malware sites.

Defacement URLs: More than 45,450 URLs belong to Defacement URL category. They are Alexa ranked trusted websites hosting fraudulent or hidden URL that contains both malicious web pages.

Instructions: 

can be used by ML algorithms to predict malacious URL

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Submitted by Sajidha S A on Fri, 12/22/2023 - 00:27