Neville on WordPress.com

No, not just another WordPress.com weblog

Trends in Social Web Spam Attacks | Impermium Index

leave a comment »

Media_httpblogimpermi_vjapc

Disturbing trends. For instance:

Online ID signup fraud: Fraudulent accounts range from a low of 5 percent to an astonishing 40 percent of users. Scammers are registering accounts by the millions as they perpetrate fake “friend requests,” deceptive tweets, and the like, while the black market for bulk social networking accounts is growing exponentially.

There’s a good report at Techcrunch

Advertisements

Written by nevilleh

September 1, 2011 at 6:54

Posted in General

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: