A Study of XSS Worm Propagation and Detection Mechanisms in Online Social Networks

@article{Faghani2013ASO,
  title={A Study of XSS Worm Propagation and Detection Mechanisms in Online Social Networks},
  author={Mohammad Reza Faghani and Uyen Trang Nguyen},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security},
  year={2013},
  volume={8},
  pages={1815-1826}
}
We present analytical models and simulation results that characterize the impacts of the following factors on the propagation of cross-site scripting (XSS) worms in online social networks (OSNs): 1) user behaviors, namely, the probability of visiting a friend's profile versus a stranger's; 2) the highly clustered structure of communities; and 3) community sizes. Our analyses and simulation results show that the clustered structure of a community and users' tendency to visit their friends more… CONTINUE READING

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