Open Science Research Excellence
%0 Journal Article
%A Dilip Singh Sisodia and  Shrish Verma
%D 2015 
%J  International Journal of Computer, Electrical, Automation, Control and Information Engineering
%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
%I International Science Index 99, 2015
%T Analysis of Spamming Threats and Some Possible Solutions for Online Social Networking Sites (OSNS)
%U http://waset.org/publications/10000961
%V 99
%X In this paper we are presenting some spamming
techniques their behaviour and possible solutions. We have analyzed
how Spammers enters into online social networking sites (OSNSs) to
target them and diverse techniques used by them for this purpose.
Spamming is very common issue in present era of Internet
especially through Online Social Networking Sites (like Facebook,
Twitter, and Google+ etc.). Spam messages keep wasting Internet
bandwidth and the storage space of servers. On social networking
sites; spammers often disguise themselves by creating fake accounts
and hijacking user’s accounts for personal gains. They behave like
normal user and they continue to change their spamming strategy.
Following spamming techniques are discussed in this paper like
clickjacking, social engineered attacks, cross site scripting, URL
shortening, and drive by download. We have used elgg framework
for demonstration of some of spamming threats and respective
implementation of solutions.

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