Leveraging Social Links for Trust and Privacy in Networks

  title={Leveraging Social Links for Trust and Privacy in Networks},
  author={Leucio Antonio Cutillo and Refik Molva and Thorsten Strufe},
Existing on-line social networks (OSN) such as Facebook suffer from several weaknesses regarding privacy and security due to their inherent handling of personal data. As pointed out in [4], a preliminary analysis of existing OSNs shows that they are subject to a number of vulnerabilities, ranging from cloning legitimate users to sybil attacks through privacy violations. Starting from these OSN vulnerabilities as the first step of a broader research activity, we came up with a new approach that… CONTINUE READING


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