Cyber Threats Analysis In On-Line Social Networks With A Study On User Response

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IT4Sec Reports, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Number 115, Sofia (2014)


The report presents a system model towards cyber threats analysis in on-line social networks, with consideration of multiple scenarios. An implementation of experts’ and users’ q-based surveys is made, together with experimental validation through biomonitoring of focus groups.
A correlation is observed between the experts’ identified and users’ validated obvious and hidden cyber threats in modern social networks that provide access to multiple services via smart devices and technologies. The study results demonstrate the need for developing new methods for improvement of user security in the modern digital world.

Last updated: Wednesday, 26 November 2014