Thomas researched a method of determining an active account by analyzing Twitter spam
e-mails, but it is not quite relevant to the detection of PCs infected with a malicious code.
To detect Twitter spam
, there are two different approaches in the literature: focusing on the user classification and examining tweet content.
A study of effective features for detecting long-surviving Twitter spam
The main scope of this work is to construct a framework for multiple users in twitter spam
detection and that framework will collect the raw tweets using the Twitter API to create a dataset.
Before Tay began spewing out the Twitter spam
, however, the chatbot looked to have returned to make ill-judged comments, including one which admitted to smoking marijuana in front of the police.
Most of the world became familiar with the Twitter spam
bot with one, glorious account called "Horse_Ebooks" that sprouted up in 2010.
The Twitter spam
that turns up is more like my fears: "Someone is talking about you." Each one tempts you to open it, download an attachment or click on a link.
Berkshire, United Kingdom, November 16, 2012 --(PR.com)-- PandaLabs, Panda Security's anti-malware laboratory, has detected a new Twitter spam
campaign that may compromise user security.
: The use of shortened URLs has made Twitter's 140 character limit the perfect launch pad for spam, shilling diet pills, Viagra and whatever else you don't need.
(These domains are also unsafe to visit)<p>Another reason why Twitter spam
is so effective is because Twitter users rarely know what Web sites they're going to visit.
At this moment, Twitter spam
is still at the early stage of its life cycle similar to the level of email-spam in 2002.
Thomas, et al., "Suspended accounts in retrospect: an analysis of twitter spam
," in Proc.