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TypoSwype: An Imaging Approach to Detect Typo-squatting


Ensign Labs’ research highlights how TypoSwype can detect Typo-Squatting.

Data scientists from Ensign’s Labs presented their research entitled “TypoSwype: An Imaging Approach to Detect Typo-Squatting" during the IEEE NTMS 2021 Conference. The study highlights considerations pertaining to keyboard distances, a main vulnerability exploited by typo-squatting techniques.  The study also aims to address the lack of a widely accepted approach for keyboard distances by leveraging on state-of-the-art image recognition techniques.