Spammer Detection by Extracting Message Parameters from Spam Emails

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Applications
Topic: Security
Format: PDF
Traditional and present methods to detect spam emails have been working quite well but they take no measures to detect and occlude the malicious actions of the spammers. In this paper, a combination of certain parameters of an email is considered to cluster legit emails and spam emails. Initially, this paper tries to cluster spam emails. Based on their sources, the spam emails are clustered using their message subjects, attachments, number of hyperlinks, message length, stylistic and semantic parameters.

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