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Malicious and spam posts in online social networks

Abu-Nimeh, S., Chen, T. and Alzubi, O. (2011). Malicious and spam posts in online social networks. Computer, 44(9), pp. 23-28. doi: 10.1109/MC.2011.222

Abstract

A large-scale study of more than half a million Facebook posts suggests that members of online social networks can expect a significant chance of encountering spam posts and a much lower but not negligible chance of coming across malicious links. © 2006 IEEE.

Publication Type: Article
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Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Departments: School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering > Engineering
School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering > Engineering > Electrical & Electronic Engineering
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/8204
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