A Survey on Security, Privacy, and Trust in Mobile Crowdsourcing

  title={A Survey on Security, Privacy, and Trust in Mobile Crowdsourcing},
  author={Wangyan Feng and Zheng Yan and Hengrun Zhang and Kai Zeng and Yu Xiao and Y. Thomas Hou},
  journal={IEEE Internet of Things Journal},
With the popularity of sensor-rich mobile devices (e.g., smart phones and wearable devices), mobile crowdsourcing (MCS) has emerged as an effective method for data collection and processing. Compared with traditional wireless sensor networking, MCS holds many advantages such as mobility, scalability, cost-efficiency, and human intelligence. However, MCS still faces many challenges with regard to security, privacy, and trust. This paper provides a survey of these challenges and discusses… CONTINUE READING