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Efficacious Spam Filtering and Detection in Social Networks
  • P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2020, Volume: 7, Issue: Supplementary 7, Pages: 180–184

Original Article

Efficacious Spam Filtering and Detection in Social Networks


In Online Social Networks, the internet mail server spam delivery is the most common issue. Email spam, also known as junk email or unsolicited bulk email (UBE), is a subset of electronic spam involving nearly identical messages sent to numerous recipients by email. In the Receiver Side, only most of the modern spam-filtering techniques are deployed. They may be effective in selection junk mail for clients, but junk mail communications however preserve losing World-wide-web bandwidth along with the storage space of email hosting space. In existing system, the Bayesian spam filters are easily poisoned by clever spammers who avoid spam keywords and add many harmless words in their emails. The detection system was proposed to monitor the simple mail transfer protocol (SMTP) sessions and email addresses in the outgoing mail messages from each individual internal host as the features for detecting spamming messages. Due to the huge number of email addresses observed in the SMTP sessions, Bloom filters are used to detect the spam messages and to increase efficiency.

Keywords: Bloom Filter, Spam Filtering, Social Networks


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