Mining writeprints from anonymous e-mails for forensic investigation

@article{Iqbal2010MiningWF,
  title={Mining writeprints from anonymous e-mails for forensic investigation},
  author={Farkhund Iqbal and Hamad Binsalleeh and Benjamin C. M. Fung and Mourad Debbabi},
  journal={Digital Investigation},
  year={2010},
  volume={7},
  pages={56-64}
}
Many criminals exploit the convenience of anonymity in the cyber world to conduct illegal activities. E-mail is the most commonly used medium for such activities. Extracting knowledge and information from e-mail text has become an important step for cybercrime investigation and evidence collection. Yet, it is one of the most challenging and timeconsuming tasks due to special characteristics of e-mail dataset. In this paper, we focus on the problem of mining the writing styles from a collection… CONTINUE READING
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