NEIGHBORWATCHER: A Content-Agnostic Comment Spam Inference System
Author(s): Jialong Zhang and Guofei Gu
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Date: 23 Apr 2013
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Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2013
We present NeighborWatcher, a comment spam inference system that exploits spammers’ spamming infrastructure information to infer comment spam. At its core, NeighborWatcher runs a graph-based algorithm to characterize the spamming neighbor relationship, and reports a spam link when the same link also appears in the harbor’s neighbors.