COMPA: Detecting Compromised Accounts on Social Networks
Author(s): Manuel Egele, Gianluca Stringhini, Christopher Kruegel, and Giovanni Vigna
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Date: 23 Apr 2013
Document Type: Presentations
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Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2013
COMPA detects compromised, yet legitimate social network accounts by building behavioral profiles for inpidual accounts and matching new messages against the extracted behavior. Should multiple similar messages violate their users’ behavioral profiles, COMPA declares these users as compromised. COMPA demonstrated high precision when evaluated on large-scale real-world datasets (1.4B Twitter, 106M Facebook messages).