Spammers are becoming "smarter" on Twitter

Chen, Chao, Zhang, Jun, Xiang, Yang, Zhou, Wanlei and Oliver, Jonathan 2016, Spammers are becoming "smarter" on Twitter, IT professional, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 66-70, doi: 10.1109/MITP.2016.36.

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Title Spammers are becoming "smarter" on Twitter
Author(s) Chen, Chao
Zhang, JunORCID iD for Zhang, Jun
Xiang, YangORCID iD for Xiang, Yang
Zhou, WanleiORCID iD for Zhou, Wanlei
Oliver, Jonathan
Journal name IT professional
Volume number 18
Issue number 2
Start page 66
End page 70
Total pages 5
Publisher IEEE
Place of publication Piscataway, N.J.
Publication date 2016-03
ISSN 1520-9202
Summary While researchers develop various approaches to detect Twitter spam, spammers thwart their efforts with more complex spamming strategies. The authors' in-depth analysis of more than 570 million tweets revealed three new spamming strategies: coordinated posting behavior, finite-state machine-based spam template, and passive spam.
Language eng
DOI 10.1109/MITP.2016.36
Field of Research 080303 Computer System Security
Socio Economic Objective 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Grant ID LP120200266
Copyright notice ©2016, IEEE
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