Author(s): Prateek Mittal, Matthew Caesar and Nikita Borisov

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Date: 6 Feb 2012

Document Type: Briefing Papers

Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2012


We present X-Vine, a protection mechanism for P2P networks that operates entirely by communicating over social network links. X-Vine is resilient to Sybil attacks, while requiring only logarithmic state per node. X-Vine also preserves the privacy of user’s social network contacts and provides a basis for pseudonymous communication.