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Google PageRank Could Help Microsoft Find Malware In Skype

  • ZDNet, Wednesday, January 22, 2014 11:04 AM

An anti-fraud system using Google PageRank described in the Microsoft Research paper could become the key to finding fraudsters, spammers and malware faster in Skype. Liam Tung tells us that the report's authors claim the methods used were able to detect 68% of these types of accounts with a 5% false-positive rate. It seems the method works best for more recent accounts vs. long-term accounts that go active for more than 30 months.

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