Detecting spammers on social networks

  title={Detecting spammers on social networks},
  author={Gianluca Stringhini and Christopher Kr{\"u}gel and Giovanni Vigna},
Social networking has become a popular way for users to meet and interact online. Users spend a significant amount of time on popular social network platforms (such as Facebook, MySpace, or Twitter), storing and sharing a wealth of personal information. This information, as well as the possibility of contacting thousands of users, also attracts the interest of cybercriminals. For example, cybercriminals might exploit the implicit trust relationships between users in order to lure victims to… CONTINUE READING
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