A review on social media phishing: factors and countermeasures

Chung, Jetli and Koay, Jing-Zhi and Leau, Yu-Beng (2021) A review on social media phishing: factors and countermeasures. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 1347. pp. 657-673. ISSN 1865-0929

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With the rapid growth in the number of social media users, the reported cases of phishing attack on social media are also increasing. Phishing is an attack that takes advantage of users’ trust, attempts to deceive the victim into compromising their credentials. This review paper presents the factor that causes social media sites to become the favorite target for cybercriminals to deploy phishing attacks. Apart from that, this paper also studies the countermeasures in protecting social media users from phishing attacks by reviewing existing works to highlight the current issues as well as provide a perspective for future research.

Item Type: Article
Keyword: Cybersecurity , Phishing Attacks , Social Media , Phishing Countermeasures
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology > HV1-9960 Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology > HV6001-7220.5 Criminology > HV6251-6773.55 Crimes and offenses
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1-6790 Literature (General) > PN1600-3307 Drama > PN1990-1992.92 Broadcasting
Department: FACULTY > Faculty of Computing and Informatics
Depositing User: SAFRUDIN BIN DARUN -
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2021 17:01
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2021 17:02
URI: https://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/29135

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