Computer Science Journals
In recent years, global Online Social Network (OSN) usage has increased sharply as these networks become interwoven into people's everyday lives as places to meet and communicate with others. Social networks can offer many services to the users for sharing activities events and their ideas. Many attacks can happen to the social networking websites due to trust that have been given by the users. Cyber threats are discussed in this paper. The authors study the types of cyber threats, classify them and give some suggestions to protect social networking websites of variety of attacks. Moreover, they gave some anti-threats strategies with future trends.