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Social Media� A Mode for Cyber Attacks

Published on August 2018 by Surbhi Jain, Ashwarya Arora, Shelja Sharma
National Conference on Networking, Cloud Computing, Analytics and Computing Technology
Foundation of Computer Science USA
NCNCCACT2017 - Number 1
August 2018
Authors: Surbhi Jain, Ashwarya Arora, Shelja Sharma
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Surbhi Jain, Ashwarya Arora, Shelja Sharma . Social Media� A Mode for Cyber Attacks. National Conference on Networking, Cloud Computing, Analytics and Computing Technology. NCNCCACT2017, 1 (August 2018), 14-23.

@article{
author = { Surbhi Jain, Ashwarya Arora, Shelja Sharma },
title = { Social Media� A Mode for Cyber Attacks },
journal = { National Conference on Networking, Cloud Computing, Analytics and Computing Technology },
issue_date = { August 2018 },
volume = { NCNCCACT2017 },
number = { 1 },
month = { August },
year = { 2018 },
issn = 0975-8887,
pages = { 14-23 },
numpages = 10,
url = { /proceedings/ncnccact2017/number1/29778-7010/ },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A Surbhi Jain
%A Ashwarya Arora
%A Shelja Sharma
%T Social Media� A Mode for Cyber Attacks
%J National Conference on Networking, Cloud Computing, Analytics and Computing Technology
%@ 0975-8887
%V NCNCCACT2017
%N 1
%P 14-23
%D 2018
%I International Journal of Computer Applications
Abstract

Online networking is a platform, used to portray the collaboration of people in which they produce and share their views. The effect about social networks with respect to youngsters may be critical. Kids are experiencing childhood encompassed by versatile gadgets like tabs, mobile phones, laptops etcetera. Consequently, sites such as Twitter, MySpace and Facebook have become a regular part of their life. The social system is transforming those ways, over which youngsters connect to their parents & peers. The impacts of social media are twofold. The positive side is that, one can improve their skills, be more expressive and seek business opportunities. On the other hand, its negative side includes cyber crimes like cyber bullying, identity theft, loss and misuse of credentials. The purpose of this paper is to bridge the gap in the existing literature by exploring the predecessors of information disclosure of social media users. We present a systematic study of various Security Issues and Challenges in Social Networks. This paper also, throws light on the Procedure of Execution of various Attacks, Actions, Effects, Examples & Various Protective measures, pertaining to risks and crimes observed in social media platforms. Further, work can be done in the direction of developing an efficient mitigation technique to prevent various attacks.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Social Networking Iot Botnet Spear Phishing Ransomware Mitigation Techniques