Reverse Social Engineering Attacks in Online Social Networks

Social networks are some of the largest and fastest growing online services today. Facebook, for example, has been ranked as the second most visited site on the Internet, and has been reporting growth rates as high as 3% per week. One of the key features of social networks is the support they provide for finding new friends. For example, social network sites may try to automatically identify which users know each other in order to propose friendship recommendations.

Provided by: Georgia Institute of Technology Topic: Security Date Added: May 2011 Format: PDF

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