ProGuard: Detecting Malicious Accounts in Social-Network-Based Online Promotions

  title={ProGuard: Detecting Malicious Accounts in Social-Network-Based Online Promotions},
  author={Yadong Zhou and Dae Wook Kim and Junjie Zhang and Lili Liu and Huan Jin and Hongbo Jin and Ting Liu},
  journal={IEEE Access},
Online social networks (OSNs) gradually integrate financial capabilities by enabling the usage of real and virtual currency. They serve as new platforms to host a variety of business activities, such as online promotion events, where users can possibly get virtual currency as rewards by participating in such events. Both OSNs and business partners are significantly concerned when attackers instrument a set of accounts to collect virtual currency from these events, which make these events… CONTINUE READING


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