Using word similarity to eradicate junk emails

10 years 2 months ago
Using word similarity to eradicate junk emails
Emails are one of the most commonly used modern communication media these days; however, unsolicited emails obstruct this otherwise fast and convenient technology for information exchange and jeopardize the continuity of this popular communication tool. Waste of valuable resources and time and exposure to offensive content are only a few of the problems that arise as a result of junk emails. In addition, the monetary cost of processing junk emails reaches billions of dollars per year and is absorbed by public users and Internet service providers. Even though there has been extensive work in the past dedicated to eradicate junk emails, none of the existing junk email detection approaches has been highly successful in solving these problems, since spammers have been able to infiltrate existing detection techniques. In this paper, we present a new tool, JunEX, which relies on the content similarity of emails to eradicate junk emails. JunEX compares each incoming email to a core of email...
Maria Soledad Pera, Yiu-Kai Ng
Added 07 Jun 2010
Updated 07 Jun 2010
Type Conference
Year 2007
Where CIKM
Authors Maria Soledad Pera, Yiu-Kai Ng
Comments (0)