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Lecture Notes in Computer Science
We examine the outcomes of the Web of Trust (WOT), a user-based system for assessing web security and find that it is more comprehensive than three automated services in identifying 'bad' domains. Similarly to PhishTank, the participation patterns in WOT are skewed; however, WOT has implemented a number of measures to mitigate the risks of exploitation. In addition, a large percentage of its current user inputs are found to be based on objective and verifiable evaluation factors. We alsodoi:10.1007/978-3-642-27576-0_25 fatcat:5pu3ntruura4to4irxldedyl4a