"We launched the Google URL
Shortener back in 2009 as a way to help people more easily share links and measure traffic online.
What that statistics say is that any given (public) URL
shortening service will likely be abused and at some point develop a bad reputation.
That said, if your library does not have an ideal URL
for its website, it may be worthwhile to change it to one that will better represent the library.
At application layer, a request includes basic information: IP address of client, full URL
, and request method.
This study, thus, is proposing a machine learning technique which combines URL
characteristics, web page contents, domain name features, Alexa's site ranking and top search engines' results to predict unknown phishing URLs
In this section, we look through different methodologies adopted for identifying URL
based Phishing and CSRF attacks.
The multiple reviewer web site review process works as follows: For example, reviewer A receives the website www.example.com to review and categorizes it as “Nudity,” independently reviewer B receives the same URL
and reviews it as “Nudity” so the URL
is added to the master URL
While recognizable, that particular URL
pattern was not commonly used in 2001.
Google's Saurabh Sharma — who has a custom URL
himself now — wrote on Google+ today that "we'll be offering custom URLs
to many more profiles and pages in the future."
It's notable the custom URLs
service does not let you pick your own URL
, but you can seek a different one.
Commtouch's GlobalView URL
Filtering is a cloud-based URL
filtering solution designed to provide insight into security threats, identifying harmful sites before users are exposed to them.
Symantec Intelligence reported earlier this year that spammers had set up their own URL
shortening services to better conceal their spam sites and make them harder to block.
A common measure of URL
decay is the half-life, defined as the period of time required for half of a defined Web literature to disappear (Koehler, 2004; Goh and Ng, 2007).
As web addresses continue to grow longer and more complex, URL
shortener services such as TinyURL and bit.ly have become key tools in the arsenal of savvy computer users.
"Twitter encourages the use of shortened URLs
, which could be a problem if, as some reports indicate, the Twitter URL
check would only work on full-length Web addresses," said Yuval Ben-Itzhak, Finjan's Chief Technology Officer (CTO).