WCSE 2017
ISBN: 978-981-11-3671-9 DOI: 10.18178/wcse.2017.06.112

Research on Security of Online Social Network

Liping Teng, Bugen Huang, Dong Cai

Abstract— Online social network is a new tool for the publics to exchange information and establish interpersonal interaction by using computing technology and information technology. The security threats hidden in online social network have never stopped for a moment, therefore online social network security risks and hazards attract widespread attentions. This paper introduces the concept, characteristics and current security situation of online social network, analyzes the common attacks to social network and the current security strategies. The prospects of security research of online social network are discussed at the end of the paper.

Index Terms— attacks, online social network, security threats.

Liping Teng, Bugen Huang, Dong Cai
Jiangsu Police Institute, CHINA
Liping Teng, Dong Cai
Key Laboratory of Police Geographic Information Technology, Ministry of Public Security, CHINA


Cite: Liping Teng, Bugen Huang, Dong Cai, "Research on Security of Online Social Network," Proceedings of 2017 the 7th International Workshop on Computer Science and Engineering, pp. 644-648, Beijing, 25-27 June, 2017.