International Journal of Network Security
The emerging Multimedia Social Network (MSN) pro-vides much more conveniences for the transmission and sharing of multimedia digital contents. However, the scenario on the distribution and spreading of copyrighted digital contents between users at will brings about a burning problem of Digital Rights Management (DRM). In addition, the open Internet and MSN platform are facing the security risks of digital contents copyrights infringements. The paper proposed a quantitative and qualitative-based risk analysis and assessment method, considering potential paths existence in MSN.