Click Trajectories: End-to-End Analysis of the Spam Value Chain

@article{Levchenko2011ClickTE,
  title={Click Trajectories: End-to-End Analysis of the Spam Value Chain},
  author={Kirill Levchenko and Andreas Pitsillidis and Neha Chachra and Brandon Enright and M. F{\'e}legyh{\'a}zi and Chris Grier and Tristan Halvorson and Chris Kanich and C. Kreibich and He Liu and Damon McCoy and N. Weaver and V. Paxson and G. Voelker and S. Savage},
  journal={2011 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy},
  year={2011},
  pages={431-446}
}
Spam-based advertising is a business. While it has engendered both widespread antipathy and a multi-billion dollar anti-spam industry, it continues to exist because it fuels a profitable enterprise. We lack, however, a solid understanding of this enterprise's full structure, and thus most anti-Spam interventions focus on only one facet of the overall spam value chain (e.g., spam filtering, URL blacklisting, site takedown).In this paper we present a holistic analysis that quantifies the full set… Expand
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