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Development of Basic Web Spambots Android Application

Author(s):

Sahil Bhatia , Galgotias College of Engg & Tech; Khushboo Sharma, Galgotias College of Engg & Tech; Rishabh Patel, Galgotias College of Engg & Tech

Keywords:

Internet, WWW, Email, Spam, Web Spambots, Web Crawler, E-Miner, Android, Rskbots

Abstract

Internet is the global system that connects billion of devices wirelessly worldwide by following the Internet Protocol suite (TCP/IP). One of the main and solemn threats on the Internet is Spam. Spam refers to the abuse of electronic messaging system by sending unrequested bulk messages desultorily. Botnets are considered one of the main contributors to the sources of spam. Botnet refers to a group of software called bots. The function of these bots is to run on several compromised computers autonomously and automatically. Spamming causes illicit consumption of network resources in general and mail system in particular. A Spambots or Web Spambots harvest e-mail addresses found on web pages over internet in order to build mailing list. These Spambots are the type of web crawler with added functionality of sending mails to the email addresses mined from the web pages. The task of this research is to design the Web Spambots android application that runs on any android device running Kitkat (4.4.0) or ameliorated version. The development include and describe the three main steps pre-processing, pattern finder and expression extraction.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV4I20647
Published in: Volume : 4, Issue : 2
Publication Date: 01/05/2016
Page(s): 1021-1023

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