Abusing social networks with abuse reports: A coalition attack for social networks

@article{Trabelsi2013AbusingSN,
  title={Abusing social networks with abuse reports: A coalition attack for social networks},
  author={Slim Trabelsi and Hana Bouafif},
  journal={2013 International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT)},
  year={2013},
  pages={1-6}
}
In Social Network websites, the users can report the bad behaviors of other users. In order to do so, they can create a kind of escalation ticket called abuse report in which they detail the infraction made by the “bad” user and help the website moderator to decide on a penalty. Today Social Networks count billions of users, the handling of the abuse reports is no more executed manually by moderators; they currently rely on some algorithms that automatically block the “bad” users until a… CONTINUE READING