Towards a Categorization of Scambaiting Strategies against Online Advance Fee Fraud

  title={Towards a Categorization of Scambaiting Strategies against Online Advance Fee Fraud},
  author={Andreas Zingerle},
  journal={Int. J. Art Cult. Des. Technol.},
  • Andreas Zingerle
  • Published 2014
  • Computer Science
  • Int. J. Art Cult. Des. Technol.
  • Scambaiters are individuals in online information communities specializing in identifying, documenting and reporting actions of so-called ‘419 scammers'. A qualitative research approach was applied to two active scambaiting communities - and Content analysis of several discussions and the examination of interviews from the web radio ‘Area 419: Scambaiting Radio' resulted in the seven categories of scambaiting techniques that are presented in this article. The… CONTINUE READING
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