A Survey of attacks on Reputation Systems

  title={A Survey of attacks on Reputation Systems},
  author={Kevin J. Hoffman and David Zage and Cristina Nita-Rotaru},
Reputation systems provide mechanisms through which multiple parties can quantify the trust between one another. These systems seek to generate an accurate assessment in the face of unprecedented community size, while providing anonymity and resilience to malicious attacks. We focus on attacks and defense mechanisms in reputation systems. We present an analysis framework that allows for general decomposition of existing reputation systems. We classify attacks against reputation systems by… CONTINUE READING