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Detecting Cybersecurity Threats from Online Digital Piracy Websites

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Title:Detecting Cybersecurity Threats from Online Digital Piracy Websites
Authors:Suwa, Randall
Date Issued:Nov 2021
Publisher:University of Hawaiʻi — West Oʻahu
Abstract:There are many threats that when using digital piracy websites that include the hidden danger of malware or downloadable files. Antivirus software may be able to identify and remove most malware, depending on how well it performs, but there are also online tools that can detect and verify the dangers associated with digital piracy websites.

This study evaluated multiple online dynamic URL analysis tools to determine the accuracy of the tools to detect the possible existence of malware from known digital piracy websites. This study seeks to verify that the presence of malware can be detected using the URL alone.
Description:A student presentation to the Fall 2021 Student Research and Creative Works Symposium
Pages/Duration:1 page
Rights:Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
Appears in Collections: Student Research Symposium

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