Towards detecting fake user accounts in facebook

  title={Towards detecting fake user accounts in facebook},
  author={Aditi Gupta and Rishabh Kaushal},
  journal={2017 ISEA Asia Security and Privacy (ISEASP)},
People are highly dependent on online social networks (OSNs) which have attracted the interest of cyber criminals for carrying out a number of malicious activities. An entire industry of black-market services has emerged which offers fake accounts based services for sale. We, therefore, in our work, focus on detecting fake accounts on a very popular (and difficult for data collection) online social network, Facebook. Key contributions of our work are as follows. The first contribution has been… 

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