Characterisation of web spambots using self organising maps

  title={Characterisation of web spambots using self organising maps},
  author={Pedram Hayati and Vidyasagar Potdar and Alex Talevski and Kevin Chai},
  journal={Comput. Syst. Sci. Eng.},
The growth of spam in Web 2.0 environments not only reduces the quality and trust of the content but it also degrades the quality of search engine results. By means of web spambots, spammers are able to distribute spam content more efficiently to more targeted websites. Current anti-spam filtering solutions have not studied web spambots thoroughly and the characterisation of spambots remains an open area of research. In order to fill this research gap, this paper utilises Kohonen’s Self… CONTINUE READING


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