Mutual-friend based attacks in social network systems

@article{Jin2013MutualfriendBA,
  title={Mutual-friend based attacks in social network systems},
  author={Lei Jin and James B. D. Joshi and Mohd Anwar},
  journal={Computers & Security},
  year={2013},
  volume={37},
  pages={15-30}
}
Recently, we have seen a rapid growth of social networking systems (SNSs). In most SNSs, a user can configure his privacy settings to indicate who can or cannot see his friend list. Usually, SNSs, such as LinkedIn and Google Plus, also include a feature that allows a user to query mutual friends between him and any other user he can reach using the available public search feature in SNSs. While such a mutual friend feature is very helpful in letting users find new friends and connect to them… CONTINUE READING

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