Author(s): Sangho Lee and Jong Kim

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Date: 8 Feb 2012

Document Type: Briefing Papers

Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2012


We introduce WarningBird, a real-time suspicious URL detection system for Twitter.To detect cloaked suspicious URLs, we investigate correlated redirect chains of URLs included in a number of tweets.Evaluation results show that our system can accurately and efficiently classify large tweet samples from the Twitter public timeline.