Provided by: International Journal of Applied Information Systems (IJAIS)
Date Added: Mar 2014
Spambot is a new way of creating and spreading spam using a robot in web 2.0 environment. Application such as blogs, face book, twitter and various form of social networking provides an enabling environment for spammers to deploy an intelligent program capable of imitating human behavior to spread unsolicited message like spyware or malware and even content that can be used to perpetrate unwholesome act. This paper seems to harvest all past and current technique used in identification and detection of this type of spam and examine the trend in this type of spamming activities to suggest a research area for the researchers into spam management and detection.